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Q&A with Marjorie Baer: What is cloud texturing?

behind the scenes MB SF

Marjorie takes a moment to answer some questions and reflect on her design process. First up, what is cloud texturing? I’ve always been enchanted by those ethereal shapes that Joni Mitchell sang about. As a little girl I doodled clouds, fascinated by their infinite variety and constant change. Years later this awareness and appreciation of the natural environment inspired me to create a technique I call cloud texturing. I use smooth, rounded hammers and pound the metal to create a finish reminiscent of that wispy asymmetry I’ve always loved.     Over the years the necklace and pair of earrings pictured...

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Two-Day Summer Sample Sale Coming up!

behind the scenes Made in the USA MB SF Sample Sale

We've settled on the dates for our two-day sample sale! We're opening our studio Friday and Saturday, June 6th and 7th from 10 am - 4 pm for a great sale filled with our latest samples. As always, there will be a great selection of post, clip on and wire earrings, necklaces, bangles, rings and belts.  Our address is 1389 Lowrie Ave. South San Francisco, CA 94080 Here are some directions Coming from the North: Take 101 S toward San Jose.Take the Grand Ave exit.Turn left onto Airport Blvd.Turn right onto San Mateo Ave.Turn right onto Lowrie Ave. 1389 is on the...

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Transition Photo Shoot

behind the scenes Delicate Made in the USA MB SF Necklaces New Collection

Had so much fun shooting pieces for the transition collection with Ariana!

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Some New Shots

behind the scenes MB SF New Collection

  Just shot some promotional images for Accessories the Show coming up in February. The background is layered mesh origami paper. I love the effect of the overlapping colors. 

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Marjorie Baer Winter Sample Sale

behind the scenes Sample Sale

Our annual winter sample sale is coming up Saturday December 14th! We'll be there 10am to 4pm. As usual we'll have a huge selection Marjorie Baer earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings, and belts at great prices. It's a great place to find gifts or to stock up for yourself!  The sale is held at our studio/office in South San Francisco. It's easy to get to by car but also possible on bart. The address is 1389 Lowrie Ave. South San Francisco, CA 94080 Here are the driving directions: Coming from the North: Take 101 S toward San Jose.Take the Grand Ave exit.Turn...

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