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Fire Opal Loves: MassArt Alumni Jewelers

Fire Opal Loves: MassArt Alumni Jewelers

MassArt Alumni at Fire Opal

It's no secret that we are committed to supporting American artists and makers but did you know we have several jewelry designers who studied their craft in our own backyard? Massachusetts College of Art and Design, or MassArt, has one of the most prestigious jewelry and metalsmithing programs in the country.

The program at MassArt marries conceptual problem solving with direct practice - from casting to modelling to welding/fabrication. Like any good creative program, MassArt focuses on teaching process - both mental and physical, problem solving and practice - while emphasizing the historical context of the craft and it's items.

Below we celebrate the 4 artist's whose work caught our eye and their unique perspectives.

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Dressing for Fall Travel with Fire Opal and Simons Shoes

Dressing for Fall Travel with Fire Opal and Simons Shoes

Long time friends and neighbors, Fire Opal and Simons Shoes have joined forces to help you pack for your Fall long weekends.
3 looks from day to night - we look forward to seeing where these beautiful pieces take you.

Clockwise from top:  Kisim Backpack  //  Fly London Boot  //  Naot Buckle Boot  //   Naot Color-block Boot  //  Porto Pants  //  Porto Hemingway Jacket

Clockwise from top:  Megan Auman Necklace  //  Sparkle Loafer  //   Mary Jane Wedge  //  Sun Kim Vest  //  Short Leggings

Clockwise from top:  Pod Earrings //  Kisim Deep Blue Bag  //  Color-block Heel  //   Casual Black Heel  //  Cobalt Mary Jane  //  Marcie Dress

 

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