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Ring in the New Year
Some new rings for the New Year. I recently showed these for the first time at Metal+Smith in New York City. Claw settings are about as basic and timeless as can be. Stones have been set in claws, also known as a prong setting, for thousands of years. Tourm...

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My AGTA Spectrum Award Entry 2016
I designed and made the ‘Desdemona’ earrings for the spring 2016 AGTA Spectrum Awards competition in March of 2016.  Baroque South Sea Pearls, Sapphires in Platinum. Design ©Mimi Favre 2016 The American Gem Trade Association holds an annual
competition to p...

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'Arm Candy'- Botanical Jewelry at The Philadelphia Flower Show
Jewelry class, 'Arm Candy'. Philadelphia Flower Show 2015. Mimi Favre. Creating authentic looking jewelry from dried plant material requires a unique skill set. Aside from the
practical knowledge of horticulture and various crafting supplies, the real chall...

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Hard work and a little luck.
AGTA Spectrum 2015- Platinum Honors.© Mimi Favre --> I
have won an award! Having entered the AGTA Spectrum Award Competition
seven times, my entry for 2015 was awarded Platinum Honors in the
Classical category, a distinction from the Platinum Guild of Ame...

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Art Deco Miniature Arrangement Class- Philadelphia Flower Show 2014
Jewelry made from dried plant material is the Artistic Class
at The Philadelphia Flower Show I have entered numerous times. However, it has
become so popular that my entry form arrived too late for 2014; the spaces
filled in one week! Instead, as I wrestled...

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I had the great pleasure of creating a sterling silver pendant from this rare and beautiful native seed pod for Bartram's Garden fall benefit. 

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Franklinia Seed Pod Pendant
Franklinia alatamaha. Photo by Mimi Favre Franklinia alatamaha is an extinct tree species that was
once native to Georgia. It was named after Benjamin Franklin by William
Bartram, son of colonial era naturalist nurseryman John Bartram, of
Philadelphia, Penn...

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Late Summer on The Outer Banks
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, NC. ©Favre I love this place. Cape Hatteras National Seashore is a stretch of barrier islands off the co...
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