Category Archives: Aurora Glass by Patti Quinn

Market Meets: Patti Quinn

Going to market to look for new gifts is always fun, especially when you get to meet and talk with the artists who create beautiful jewelry.  Here is Patti Quinn who makes our one-of-a-kind glass jewelry:

Jewelry designer and glass artist Patti Quinn with Ann at market in January.

Jewelry designer and glass artist Patti Quinn with Ann at market in January.

See some of her newest designs on Ann’s Pinterest page:  click here to see.

See more Patti Quinn jewelry at Ann’s, here. 

Go Green

Green handmade multi-strand necklace is a mix of treasures:  Jade pieces of various sizes; green freshwater Keshi pearls and faceted oval pearls; natural green moss agate beads; crystal seed beads.  Created by master artisan Patti Quinn, this piece is set with sterling silver and gold-plated toggle and ring closure.  Go green in the most beautiful way!

Aurora glass green jade and pearl necklace, $537

Aurora glass green jade and pearl necklace, $537

More Aurora jewelry, here.

 

Aurora Necklace

 

Just arrived!  New stunning necklace features “Golden Fan” hand made fused glass set in sterling silver as the box clasp.  Strands of natural hand faceted citrine stones, large round honey opal beads, small round hand shaped citrine beads, large golden freshwater pearls, brass seed beads, Swarovski crystal seed beads and small cushion shaped vintage glass beads.  $522

New arrival at Ann's Fine Gifts from Aurora glass, $522

New arrival at Ann’s Fine Gifts from Aurora glass, $522

Golden Fan clasp on Aurora Necklace

See Ann wearing this, click here.

Road-Trip Jewelry

Texas state bracelet showcases the Alamo and Galveston, set in sterling silver.

Texas state bracelet showcases the Alamo and Galveston, set in sterling silver.

Remember your family car trips?  Everyone piled into the family station wagon and off you went to see the sites, state parks and historical places.   Chances are your mom collected souvenir plates from the places you visited.  These bracelets take you back to those happy times of travel, family road trips and summer exploration.

Texas state bracelet features a Texas oil field, longhorn skull, and bluebonnets, with "Lone Star State" piece and fused glass, set in sterling silver.

Texas state bracelet features a Texas oil field, longhorn skull, and bluebonnets, with “Lone Star State” piece and fused glass, set in sterling silver.

Artist Patty Quinn creates these Texas Road Trip bracelets from 1950′s state plates. They’re a beautiful combination of nostalgia and fashion.  They have sterling silver bezels and include her signature fused glass as well as semi-precious stones.  Each is unique, numbered and signed by the artist, $495 each.

Texas state bracelet shows longhorns, the Alamo, and a field of oilwells with fused glass, set in sterling silver.

Texas state bracelet shows longhorns, the Alamo, and a field of oilwells with fused glass, set in sterling silver.

Texas state bracelet depicts UT icon, along the Rio Grand, and waterskiing at Padre Island.  Set in sterling silver.

Texas state bracelet depicts UT iconic building, “along the Rio Grand” and waterskiing at Padre Island. Set in sterling silver.

 

Aurora Glass Jewelry

New jewelry at Ann’s is named for the spectular light displays you can see in the night sky in various parts of the world.  Artist Patti Quinn combines glass pieces in a range of colors and textures, fuses them and then fires them at high temperatures before hand setting them in sterling silver bezels.   Each is unique and hand-made, mounted on strands of pearls and semi-precious stones to wear as necklaces and bracelets. 

 

“Midnight Lattice” necklace of fused glass and blue cushion freshwater pearls, glass nuggets, round and oval vintage glass beads feature a pendant of fused glass set in sterling silver with 1950 vintage Czech button, Jasper, freshwater pearl, blue topaz, and opal. Handmade sterling silver toggle closure. $529

 

 

 

 

“Ivory Lace” necklace is strands of round and oval mother of pearl, bone nuggets, round freshwater pearls with an Aurora glass pendant of oval druzy, freshwater pearls, coral, moonstone, and handcarved face. $529

 

 

 

 

“Ivory Lace” bracelet: round and oval mother of pearl, bone nuggets, round freshwater pearls with an Aurora glass pendant of oval druzy, freshwater pearls, coral, and moonstone. $529

 

 

“Orange Spice” necklace of cushion and oval mother of pearl, 1950′s vintage round glass beads, tan freshwater pearls features an Aurora glass pendant of hand-painted porcelain, hand carved coy fish, and carnelian. $417

 

 

 

“Silver Stars” necklace of freshwater pearls and 4 strands of Swarovski seed beads hold an Aurora pendant of fused glass made with oval moonstone, gray BIWA pearl and a large silver druzy quartz crystal, $397