Harriet Forman Barrett
New Paltz, NY
My work is a personal, individual statement that connects those of us with the same spiritual needs. It is not just jewelry but a statement of one’s self. The figures represent dancers, athletes, and spirit, which are all an expression of the joy of life. The floral work carries the same kind of energy as the figures and therefore can be mixed and matched as “sets”. They wonderfully complement each other. I take great pride in the longevity of my theme, both spiritually and physically.
My sculpture continues this same quest, provoking an even greater depth of conscious thought of our struggles and dualities. Each is a reminder to honor the divine within.
I sculpt my signature work using traditional jewelry techniques expressing movement, emotion in sterling silver, and 14k gold.
My degrees are in Fine Art. Having painted all my life, I love using gems to bring out the movement, creating a story in each piece.
Fifty years of fine craftsmanship, I love my unique vision and especially love sharing it with those that connect with it personally. Proud that three generations have been collecting my work–work that holds up both physically and emotionally.