This ring was made from a railroad tie date nail I found in Colfax County, NM to honor the 70th birthday of a dear friend. She was born in 1950. Sterling, Railroad date nail, adjustable shank, Elise Renault, 2020
Here are some of my latest pieces. Click on an image to see larger. If you’re interested in owning a piece of your own contact me at 1 (505) 429-3670, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or click here to use the contact form.
At the Rockport Center for the Arts, on May 4th I will be having a trunk show along with Kim Knife Chief. We will then give a two day workshop on beginning silversmithing. This is a sample of the work I will be showing. Click here to see the calendar. Please feel free to contactContinue reading “Jewelry Trunk Show in Rockport, Texas”
Here’s a preview of my work that will be for sale at the Fred Harvey Weekend Event at the La Fonda in Santa Fe, NM this coming weekend, October 20-22, 2017. For more information about this event, click here. Santa Fe Antiques in Santa Fe, NM continues to carry my Fred Harvey Line as doesContinue reading “Sneak Preview”
Wedding commission for the groom: a funky bolo tie “A Good Catch” bolo tie, sterling silver, copper, bronze, turquoise, diamond, 2.5″x 3.25″ Please click on image to view larger. Each piece I make is unique. If you see something I’ve made that attracts you, I can make you something similar. If you have something special andContinue reading ““A Good Catch””
A few of my newest pieces. If you’re interested in owning a piece of your own contact me at 1(505) 429-3670 or email me at email@example.com. (Click on an image to view larger.) All images and designs © Élise Renault 2016 You can also find myContinue reading “Latest”
Original La Posada Harvey Girl Marie Lamar and I having a chat and negotiating a trade: a box of broken Mimbreno dishes for a custom piece from my Fred Harvey Line. Thank you, Ann-Mary for facilitating this meeting. I can’t stop doin’ the happy dance! See below for the custom piece I’ve just finished for MarieContinue reading “Meeting with an original Harvey Girl”
Some of Elise Renault’s latest work. Have something cool you’d like turned into a piece of jewelry or want something you see here? Contact Elise at 1 (505) 429-3670 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As I walk the railroad tracks searching for old bits of Fred Harvey and Santa Fe pottery, I have started documenting what these pieces look like before I transform them. Here are a few of those photos. To see my sculptures and learn more, please see the Fred Harvey Line.
So what is The Fred Harvey Line? A few years ago, I began walking the railroad tracks near my home looking for rusty old stuff to add to an ongoing sculpture in my back yard. Though scarce, occasionally I would find small bits of pottery with a red and black motif; others had a lovelyContinue reading “Fred Head”