Newark Museum Showcases Jewels

A memorial retrospective of nationally known jeweler and enamelist Marilyn Druin opened at The Newark (N.J.) Museum on June 15, and runs through Jan. 11, 2004. "Capturing the Sublime: The Enamels of Marilyn Druin" showcases more than 30 of Druin's works spanning three-plus decades, including enameled silver pieces from early in her career as well as a group of collaborative sculptural works in gold and enamel made in collaboration with jeweler Michael Good. Druin, who earned a B.A. in Art Education, was recognized for her mastery of cloisonné and basse taille techniques, using vivid blues, purples, and reds mixed with gold and silver to produce regal jewelry, goblets, and bowls. Her works earned two Fellowship Grants from the New Jersey State Council of the Arts, the Touches Prize for Excellence in Jewelry at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, and Best in Show in Jewelry at

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