What’s going on in the studio of Élise Renault
A client found a lovely piece of Mimbreño china near Cañoncito and I made it into a bolo tie for him, set in sterling.
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
Turquoise, sterling silver, Elise Renault, 2020
Northern New Mexico. Walking the tracks looking for old Fred Harvey pot shards and other cool finds. Documenting one of my finds,
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”
I will be a featured artist in the upcoming Fred Harvey weekend in Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 20th-22nd, 2017. Click here to read the full September 2017 newsletter from La Fonda. Excerpt from newsletter: Detours at La Fonda – SPECIAL EVENT! Welcome Fred Heads and Mary Jane Colter Fans! October 20th through October 22nd, 2017Continue reading “Fred Harvey Weekend at La Fonda”
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 and would like it made into a piece of jewelry, please contact me at 1 (505)-429-3670 or at email@example.com. Click to see more custom pieces All images © Élise Renault 2017
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””
Having studied geology for as long as I did I can’t help but be attracted to the evolution of species. What could be better than the partial animal images of Mary Colter’s Mimbreño to fuel my imagination? Your mama may have been black but your grand daddy was a dinosaur! (Click on an imageContinue reading “The Tracks are Calling…”
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”
All Aboard!, mimbreño, sterling silver, 2015 Pendant/pin, turquoise fetish and sterling silver, 2015. If you love these and are interested in owning an original piece of your own contact me at 1 (505) 429-3670 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Click on an image to view larger. All images © 2015 Élise Renault
I may just have to keep this one (and buy some hand lotion!). NOT Just Another Thunderbird Ring, all sterling silver, 2015. If you love this and are interested in owning an original piece of your own contact me at 1 (505) 429-3670 or email@example.com. All images © 2015 Élise Renault
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.
Commission: Shawna’s Engagement Ring and Band If you are interested in commissioning a custom-made piece, please contact Elise at (1)(505)429-3670 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All images © Élise Renault
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”
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