Metalsmithing has always been a time intensive art requiring a steady hand and a well trained eye but it comes naturally to Cathleen Crenshaw. In her studio, nestled at the base of Colorado’s Grand Mesa, Cathleen has been designing and handcrafting sterling silver and gold jewelry just outside of Cedaredge, Colorado since 2005.
The process requires a good deal of patience and concentration as one carefully works through each step. Even the simplest forms involve many hours of work depending on the degree of refinement and embellishment but the unique beauty and character of these hand wrought pieces justifies the time and effort invested. (read more)