Artwork by Southwest Washington and Oregon artists.

Mary Fortner

Jewelry

Mary Fortner at work in her studio

The spirit that guides my hand and makes my heart race with a new idea or design is that same force that all artists feel. The drive to create; to make something beautiful or functional or inspirational is what keeps us breathing and living. Art—in all forms— gives joy to the world and to the artist.

“Beads are my palette. Jewelry is my art.”

– Mary Fortner

 

 

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Swarovski Crystal and Gold Rosary

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Swarovski Crystal and Gold Earrings

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Multi-strand Turqoise Bracelet

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Multi-strand Lapis Bracelet

Turquoise Bracelet

Swarovski Crystal and Freshwater Pearls

Petal Pearl Earrings

My Beach Bracelet

Aquamarine and Hill Tribes Silver

Agate and Carnelian Nuggets