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Ninde' Designs

Fine art jewelry

 

About Ninde' Designs & Susan Baez

My sister and I are Ninde' Designs. Ninde' is the Ojibwa word for heart, and since our work is from the heart we though it was a fitting name for our business. I like to think of my jewelry as an extension of myself.  My pieces become a part of me that I’ve molded, nurtured and caressed into being. Though I do not have any formal training in jewelry construction I have a batchelors degree and professional designations in Interior Design.  I’ve enjoyed creating things for as long as I can remember and over the years have worked in a wide variety of mediums: garment construction and other sewing projects, knitting, needlework, weaving, basketry and water colors.  A large part of the satisfaction I get from the creative process is not only the balance of color and spaces but figuring out the positive and negative properties of a material and how it can be used in the construction process.  

 

I was introduced to wire work and the jewelry construction applications by my sister and have been hooked ever since.  I especially like to find ways to incorporate construction processes from other mediums to metal.  I enjoy nature and am outside as much as I can be. I am constantly amazed by the beauty and intricacy of what nature has created all around us and try to incorporate nature into my work either through the use of materials or the energy that nature provides. Rocks have been something I have been picking up and collecting as long as I can remember and have now found a way to incorporate them into my work along with semi precious stone and lampwork glass beads.  My respect for nature drives my concern with recycling and to that end I have been fascinated by the concept of incorporating found objects into my work as well.

 

Works exhibited at:

  • Creamery Gallery, Paoli, WI
  • Sandy’s Boutique, Wausau, WI
  • The Good News Gallery, Wayzata, MN
  • The Ski Gallery, UW Madison, WI
  • Sun Dance theater gift shop, Madison, WI

Awards:

  • Best of Show - Agora Art Fair, Fitchburg, WI
  • Honorable Mention - Festival of the Arts in Wausau, WI
  • Honorable Mention in the mixed media category, Third place over all - Salon Show for the Madison Art Guild, Madison, WI

My respect for nature drives my concern with recycling and to that end I have been fascinated by the concept of incorporating found objects into my work.

 

 

GALLERY

 

Future Exhibitions

  • Jun 23-24th, Park Point Art Show, Duluth, MN
  • Jul 8-9th, Art Fair Off The Square, Madison, WI
  • Aug 19th, The Agora Art Show, Fitchburg, WI
  • Nov 11 - 12th, Winter Art Fair Off the Square, Madison, WI

Contact

To contact Ninde' Designs about works available for purchase or for commissions please email us at:

nindedesigns.sb@gmail.com

Shop

Please visit our Etsy store at: Ninde' Designs

THANK YOU!