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Barbara Murnan

Catching Fire Designs Gallery

"Natural elements, old as time itself, metals, stones and fire from my torch, combine to make Art. You Wear."

Metalsmithing is my passion and I love jewelry with timeless appeal and yet urban influence. I strive to couple those passions into expressive jewelry designs of wearable art, through creative use of natural elements and fire. I exclusively use Sterling Silver, copper, semiprecious stones, agates, minerals, and fossils. I imagine and develop a freeform design concept. No sketches, allowing...

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... the chosen focal point (stone/fossil) setting to evolve as I work. I hand sculpt, building layer by layer, hammering, cutting, bending, etching, annealing, shaping, adding textural elements or embellishments, and use a torch to bring it all together, and then polishing it to perfection.

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Medium barbara murnan   alaska wildness    sterling silver  brecciated jasper  glacier stone   copy

Alaska Wilderness
Necklaces & Pendants
$569.00

Medium sequoia lr

Sequoia
Necklaces & Pendants
$660.00

 
Medium jurassic mr

Jurassic
Necklaces & Pendants
$725.00

Medium spring thaw

Spring Thaw
Necklaces & Pendants
$660.00

Medium new decadence

New Decadence
Necklaces & Pendants
$695.00

 
Medium evolution lr

Evolution
Necklaces & Pendants
$538.00

Medium jaws

Jaws
Necklaces & Pendants
$595.00

Medium close of day lr

Close of the Day
Necklaces & Pendants
$575.00

 
Medium hedonsim

Hedonism
Necklaces & Pendants
$688.00

Medium opposites attract

Opposites Attract
Necklaces & Pendants
$595.00

Medium southwest sunsetlr

Southwest Sunset
Necklaces & Pendants
$555.00

 
Medium fluidity

Fluidity
Necklaces & Pendants
$695.00

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Earthquake
Bracelets & Cuffs
$255.00

Medium whirlpool ii

Whirlpool II
Bracelets & Cuffs
$295.00

 
Medium contemplation

Contemplation
Necklaces & Pendants
$625.00

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Brocade
Bracelets & Cuffs
$155.00

Medium weathered elegance

Weathered Elegance
Bracelets & Cuffs
$295.00

 
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Crowning Glory
Bracelets & Cuffs
$195.00

Medium dauntless

Dauntless
Bracelets & Cuffs
$295.00

Medium uptown

Uptown
Bracelets & Cuffs
$313.00

 
Medium canyon sunset

Canyon Sunset
Bracelets & Cuffs
$225.00

Medium flourishhr

Flourish
Bracelets & Cuffs
$325.00

Medium bracelet 2904

Playtime
Bracelets & Cuffs
$195.00

 
Medium bracelet 2886

Geometrics on the Loose
Bracelets & Cuffs
$295.00

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Glacier Stone 1
Rings
$175.00

Medium deco bar

Deco Bar
Rings
$175.00

 
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Glacier Stone II
Rings
$175.00

Medium impetuous

Impetuous
Rings
$175.00

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New Mexico Memories
Rings
$295.00

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Turquoise Daydream
Rings
$295.00

 
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Evening Emerald
Rings
$295.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00

 
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Silver / Copper mix earrings
Earrings
$65.00