Saint Joseph, IL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014
Susan Harbourt Designs, an Illinois based designer, announces her first ever participation as a jewelry exhibitor in exclusive Handmade Section, Booth 9288 of the 2014 Winter NY NOW Show running February 1 - 5. The NY NOW Show is held in the Jacob Javits Center and is described as: “Drawing 35,000 attendees from all 50 states and 80+ countries, NY NOW™ is produced twice annually by GLM Markets and is open to the trade only. Held in twice a year in New York City, the Market hosts 2,800 exhibiting companies showcasing the very best lines across the home, lifestyle and gift spectrum.”
You will find Susan Harbourt showcasing her current designs in Booth 9288 on February 1, 2, 3, and 4th from 9am – 6pm and on Wednesday, February 5 from 9am – 5pm. Susan is proud to be launching a variety of new designs in her Forget-Me-Not collection that have not yet released to the public. You will also find a variety of items that have been seen on hit television shows as well as designs worn by celebrities on the red carpet.
Her jewelry designs take inspiration from nature, incorporating hammering and texturing with unique surface treatments often featuring her signature ombre effect finish. The result is a classic yet refined style. Susan’s use of reclaimed materials are carefully chosen to ensure that designs are not only exquisitely beautiful, but also wearable and enduring with an eco-conscience heart. The resulting unique jewelry designs are a playful juxtaposition of contemporary and vintage.
Susan Harbourt has also received national recognition for the Forget-Me-Not necklace in a contest hosted by UncommonGoods for using upcycled materials. She has also had jewelry featured on Pretty Little Liars and The Vampire Diaries as well as on a variety of celebrities on the red carpet.
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About: Susan Harbourt, is an engineer by training, an artist by accident, and a self taught metalsmith by choice.
One fateful night, she was helping her husband update the original electrical system in their Edwardian era house. Scattered all over the floor were piles of lovely aged copper. In an absent-minded gesture, she picked up a few scraps and wove them into a bracelet. A spark was ignited and a passion was born in that very moment.
Now, Susan loves to experiment with a variety of metals and materials to see where her hammer takes her. There is an unequaled satisfaction in feeling the magic of making metal transform from something you would dismiss as a scrap to an amazing work of art. She primarily works in recycled sterling silver and reclaimed copper making an array of rings, necklaces, bracelets, bookmarks, and sentimental gifts.
Most days, Susan can be found working along at her bench with all her tools in action: saw, torch, hammers, anvil, and the list goes on…
Susan has created unique collections of jewelry and fashion accessories that combine careful workmanship with unique materials and designs. It is her hope that the wearers of her pieces will find joy in a delightful artistic statement, and also something that enhances their individuality and confidence.
Her award winning work is carried in national catalogs, local galleries, boutiques and online. Please visit http://www.SusanHarbourt.com for Susan Harbourt’s online flagship store. For wholesale information, please visit http://susan-harbourt.com/pages/wholesale. For information on press features on Susan Harbourt please visit http://susan-harbourt.com/blogs/feedback/tagged/press.