Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery Is a Haven for Gem & Literature Lovers

Karen Lorene Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery Seattle facerejewelryart.com facebook.com/facerejewelryart Karen Lorene, owner of Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery in Seattle, began her retail career as an antique seller in 1972. But after moving a weighty cast-iron stove—piece by crushingly heavy piece—into a store window one day, she began dreaming about retailing “things I could carry by myself!” she recalls with a laugh. An interest in antique jewelry led Lorene to teach classes on the subject and, eventually, to open Facèré on the bottom floor of a Sheraton hotel in downtown Seattle in the early ’80s. The lease stipulated that she augment her stock of antique -jewelry with new pieces, and Lorene zeroed in on a cache of up-and–coming designers. Since then, offbeat, art-based jewelry has been her focus (“Almost every artist we represent has a degree in metalworking,” she

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