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October 9, 2007
Baubles from Barcelona

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There is soooo much going on during this weekend's Second Saturday that I figured it was my duty to start spreading the word early - and often.

To begin: Carole Koblik, owner of Arareity Jewelry & Art Glass Gallery, will be hosting one of the highlight events. It's a special showing of the Masriera line of artistic jewelry (pictured). The work has been shown internationally, and Carole is super excited to to have the line here in Sactown at her gallery, 1021 R St.

There will actually be a special two-day showing of the Masriera line at Arareity, beginning with private appointments from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday. And then, on Saturday, there will be an open showing from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Carole sent me some background info on Masriera, which is considered an 18-karat gold- and- enamel line reminiscent of the exquisite Lalique collection. The line has been in production since 1839 in Barcelona, Spain. She says Masriera recently was featured at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

And now, it'll be here!

For more information or to schedule a viewing: (916) 446-1535.

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