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Mardie Weldon

A few years ago another painter friend challenged me to try a different medium at a MECA beginner’s jewelry continuing ed. class. Numerous workshops later, I was hooked, transitioning from painting to metalwork to bring more texture and dimension to my work. I have focused on adornment and jewelry-making, mixing materials that may be trivial or are generally not considered high value with more precious elements to create pieces that tell a story. I am drawn to local (Maine) stones – mining, cutting and setting – to build on the visual language I was developing through painting and assemblage. Natural shapes, colors and textures are set together to resonate with humor or surprise for both wearer and viewer.

Mardie’s Art for Sale

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“Hangin’ In” Necklace by Mardie Weldon

$280.00
Green Tourmaline (3), garnet, manmade ruby, quartz, serpentine beads, handmade sterling silver chain, mount and clasp. Approximately 24″
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Oh, Baby / Brooch by Mardie Weldon

$230.00
Turquoise, Green Florite, CZs, moonstone, beach stone, recycled sterling silver, 14K gold, steel pinback
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Protest Rabbit Brooch/Pendant by Mardie Weldon

$220.00
Agate, prehnite, picture jasper, quartz, manmade emeralds, oxidized sterling silver, with steel pinback and hidden bail for stringing on a