Karen Gilbert

karen gilbert is a nationally exhibited, published and award winning artist who lives and works in sonoma county. karen's jewelry explores ideas of beauty and comfort by merging materials of contrasting nature and challenging conceptions of form and function. working with materials such as oxidized sterling silver, stainless steel, glass, precious stones, fabrics and textiles, the sculptural nature of her jewelry finds inspiration in the microcosm of our everyday world, exposing "the smallest as a visual representation of the larger complexity".