ARTIST Barbara McFadyen
TITLE “Forest Fern” Loop Earrings and Necklace Set
MEDIA Embossed Fine silver with 24k gold Keum-boo, 18kg bars and ear wires. Fine White Frost finish.
DIMENSIONS Earrings: 2″ h x 0.75″ w / Necklace: 1.5″ h x 1″ w, 18″ chain
MEET THE ARTIST ∙ BARBARA MCFADYEN ∙ barbaramcfadyen.com
Barbara McFadyen is a metalsmith and enamelist who has designed jewelry in gold, silver, and enamel for over four decades. She is nationally recognized through exhibitions with the American Crafts Council, the Smithsonian Institution, SNAG, and the Enamelist Society. Barbara received her MFA in metal design at East Carolina University and a BA in creative arts from Eckerd College. Her 1981 summer immersion in Japan with Parson’s School of Design and the Tokyo Designer College resulted in a turning point in her work and career.
She finds challenge and inspiration through teaching and has led workshops at renowned craft schools including John C. Campbell, Arrowmont, Peter’s Valley, Penland School of Craft, and Kobe Design University in Kobe, Japan. McFadyen serves on the Board of Directors for Penland School of Craft.