A client found a lovely piece of Mimbreño china near Cañoncito and I made it into a bolo tie for him, set in sterling.
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”
In November 2015, my silversmithing teacher died suddenly. John McGahie, master jeweler and adjunct professor at New Mexico Highlands University left us. So, so, so sad. The day after John’s death, I was asked to teach the remaining weeks of the fall semester. It was a great honor to do this for him, his studentsContinue reading “A terrible loss and honor”
Bolo Tie Commission Click on an image to view larger. Interested in owning a piece of your own? Please contact Elise at 1 (505) 429-3670 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Images© 2015 Elise Renault
Thank you for looking at my latest work. It will be for sale at Rough Rider Antiques in Las Vegas, NM this weekend September 12th and 13th during the annual Las Vegas Studio Arts Tour. Rough Rider Antiques is across the street from the Castañeda Hotel which will feature several local artists. A big thanksContinue reading “Las Vegas Studio Arts Tour”
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 email@example.com.
The La Posada Hotel in Winslow, AZ is now carrying my Fred Harvey Line. I dropped off 10 pieces and am STILL doin’ the happy dance! See most of them below. Click on a photo to view larger. Want to own a piece of your own? Please visit the La Posada Gift Shop in Winslow, ArizonaContinue reading “Fred Harvey Line now at La Posada Hotel Gift Shop”
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.