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Betsy Meyers-Green

Metal / Mandeville, LA / Master Craftsman

Artist Statement

Betsy's use of karat golds on textured silver creates a rich setting for many vibrant gemstones. She employs a technique called 'kuem-bo' ~ an ancient Korean process of fusing thin sheets of gold onto sterling silver and applying texture.

She holds a BFA degree in Metalsmithing and jewelry from the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI, and received national attention with a feature article in the November 1997 issue of Lapidary Journal.

Betsy participates in fine art shows & festivals around the country, including 14 years at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Her pieces are featured in museum shops, fine art galleries and shops across the country.

Biography

Betsy Meyers has been producing 'art to wear' handcrafted jewelry for over 30 years. She has received well-deserved praise for her fashionable work ~ earrings, pins, necklaces, bracelets and other wearable pieces which incorporate a wide variety of precious and semi-precious gemstones as well as river rocks and fossils.

Her use of karat golds on textured silver creates a rich setting for many vibrant gemstones. She employs a technique called 'kuem-bo' ~ an ancient Korean process of fusing thin sheets of gold onto sterling silver and applying texture.

She holds a BFA degree in Metalsmithing and jewelry from the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI, and received national attention with a feature article in the November 1997 issue of Lapidary Journal.

Betsy participates in fine art shows & festivals around the country, including 14 years at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Her pieces are featured in museum shops, fine art galleries and shops across the country.