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Tresa Vorenberg Goldsmiths Adds K.Mita's Sand Dune Collection

Posted by John Speaks and Keiko Mita on

K.Mita is at Tresa Vorenberg GoldsmithsWe are proud that Tresa Vorenberg Goldsmiths recently added our Sand Dune Collection to their gallery! Founded more than 40 years ago, the gallery is located on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, NM.  With over 100 galleries, boutiques and restaurants packed into the one-half mile art district, it is a great place to be represented. The gallery features "wildly imaginative handcrafted designer jewelry" as well as some ceramics and paintings. 

Not only are we excited to be part of  Tresa Vorenberg Goldsmiths, but we also are looking forward to our trunk show on October 6! If you are in the area at that time please stop by to see us. We would love to see you. 

Two InDesign Awards!

I was so happy when I learned that I won two InDesign awards! My  Ombre Earrings and Crown “Power” Ring came in 2 nd place in the Silver category and the Wedding and Engagement category, respectively. The competition was sponsored by InStore magazine to recognize the most creative jewelry of the year, so I was very honored.  My Ombre Earrings are 55 x 12mm and [...]

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Cindy Edelstein Memorial Auction

I am helping to raise donations for the Cindy Edelstein Memorial. She helped many jewelry designers promote their business for decades. Cindy —affectionately known by many as the “biz guru”’—began her career in the jewelry industry as a fashion editor at JCKmagazine. This brought her in contact with jewelry designers and their work, and she soon came to realize that working with them [...]

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​The exhibition Polychrome: Color in Studio Jewelry at Aaron Faber Gallery

The exhibition Polychrome: Color in Studio Jewelry at Aaron Faber Gallery opened May 9. The gallery was full of interesting people. Thank you Aaron Faber for asking me to participate and for all of my friends who support me. The exhibition runs from May 9-June 17. Please stop by when you are in New York City. The [...]

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Trunk Show April 28-29 at Alchemy 9.2.5 in Belmont, MA

We are having a trunk show at  ALCHEMY 9.2.5 in Belmont, MA just outside of Boston. Please visit us the evening of April 28 and/or all day April 29.  ALCHEMY 9.2.5 is a wonderful contemporary jewelry and fine craft gallery that features beautiful handmade works, including gold and silver studio jewelry, ceramics, wearables, sculpture and glass. We are so happy [...]

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Tanzanite is December's Birthstone

Yes, it’s true. There are three birthstones for December: Zircon, Turquoise, and Tanzanite! All of them come in various shades of blue -- fitting for the beginning of winter. I would like to focus on Tanzanite, which was discovered  in 1967 by a Masai tribesman in northeastern Tanzania. Tanzanite is actually a blue to violet to bluish purple variety of zoisite. Usually Tanzanite [...]

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The Making of Thanksgiving as a Holiday

Thanksgiving is around the corner! Until recently it was very warm in New York City, so we didn’t realize how close it is to the holiday season. We were watching the cooking channel the other day and learned that President Lincoln declared the fourth Thursday of every November as Thanksgiving day. That was in 1863, and it remained that [...]

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If Its November it Must be Citrine

I love Fall colors: turning leaves and pumpkins – orange and brown hues. It also reminds me of the deep Citrine color that is November’s birthstone! Citrine is a type of quartz, pale yellow to brownish orange.  Rare in nature, its color comes from iron and is created by treating amethyst (or in some places smoky quartz) with heat. Most [...]

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Trunk Show Nov 17-20 at Tenth Muse in Maplewood NJ

We are having a trunk show at The Tenth Muse Gallery in Maplewood, NJ from November 17-20. The gallery is in the heart of the village on 170 Maplewood Avenue, a short walk from the train station or an easy drive if you live in northern New Jersey. We are going to be there in [...]

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Tourmaline, October's Other Birthstone

Another birthstone for October is Tourmaline. This is one of my favorite stones in my collection. Tourmaline comes in a wide variety of colors. The reasons for the colors are many, but iron helps to create greens and blues while manganese produces reds and pinks. Radiation, natural or otherwise, often creates pinks and yellows. Rubellite is pink or various [...]

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