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Marco Polo Jewelry


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Northwest Jewelry designer Jane Barthelemy creates her colorful necklaces, earrings, bracelets, lariats and pendants in innovative, multi-layered glass designs. She infuses the finest of old-world craftsmanship with eclectic, energized, modern style. Jane creates her exciting, fashion forward glass jewelry from her favorite components, which include Murano glass, Bohemian glass, antique Japanese beads, handmade glass beads by USA bead designers and freshwater pearls. She uses superior American made findings of sterling silver and gold vermeil.

Originally from Boston, Jane lived in Italy where she sang as a primadonna in Italian Opera theaters. While living and singing in Venice, she fell in love with glass, and learned to make handmade lamp work beads. She frequently created beads and jewelry to wear for her own performances on stage. In 1993, she tired of the life of a performer, returned to the USA and began to create her own jewelry collections.
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