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Elizabeth Kline

Elizabeth Kline Designs Gallery

"Fun and unique jewelry with geometry, asymmetry, and organic elements. "

I am a metalsmith and jewelry designer, as well as an actor working in theater and film in Chicago. I studied at Lillstreet Art Center, learning many different jewelry techniques over the past 15 years. My work takes many forms! I sculpt in wax & cast metals via lost wax casting; hand-forge and build mixed metal pieces; or shape hardwood & add metal inlay. I sometimes add gemstones & vintage...

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... glass to a piece - as an accent or an integral part of the design.

My four current lines of jewelry include: Organics (abstract sculpted and cast pieces, mostly sterling silver), Wood (sculpted wood with sterling silver or gold-filled inlay), Coils/Frames (mixed metal pieces – silver, brass, or copper - with simplicity and movement), and Waves (set cabochons with “wave” design details, in sterling silver).

All my components are handmade by me. Also, I take care to recycle my metal, use sustainable hardwoods in my wood jewelry, and re-purpose glass and gemstones originally used in vintage work (1950s-1970s).

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Best in Jewelry (Non-Precious): Lincoln Roscoe Spring Art + Craft Fair (Chicago, IL)

Honorable Mention: 49th Annual Hinsdale Fine Arts Festival (Hinsdale, IL)

Best in Jewelry: Southport Art Fest (Chicago, IL)

Best in Jewelry (Non-Precious): Art Fair on the Square (Lake Forest, IL)

Best in Jewelry (Non-Precious): Art Fair on the Square (Lake Forest, IL)

Best in Jewelry (Non-Precious): Art Fair on the Square (Lake Forest, IL)

Best in Jewelry (Non-Precious): Downtown Downers Grove Art Festival (Downers Grove, IL)