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Gia Gifford is a Minneapolis Jewelry artist.

Gia Gifford earned degrees in fine art and art history at the University Of Minnesota. College studies brought her to SACI in Florence, Italy where she lived and studied in 2000. She earned her Master's degree in art education in 2005. She began working with metal as a full-time pursuit in 2008. Her studio for jewelry design is in the Q.arma building in Northeast Minneapolis.

Upcoming Events


Walker Art Center Member Shopping Days - I've been invited to be a featured artist at Member Shopping Days for the Walker's 8,000+ members during the first weekend in December. I will be in the Target gallery from 12 noon to 4pm each day selling my work.

Nov 13 & 14th: Cache at the Casket
The Cache is a fall art show held at the Casket Arts Building. The purpose of the show is to promote emerging and established artists and bring awareness to the growing NE Mpls Arts District. I will be showing work on the 2nd floor of the building in studio #218 on Fri and Sat.

Walker Art Center - Saturday May 9th, 2009 - Cargill Lounge from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
I've been invited to show my work at the Walker's annual local jewelry artist mart! Make sure to check out the Walker’s website here for all of the details.

Art-A-Whirl! - May 15-17 2009
Art-A-Whirl is an open-studio and gallery tour of Northeast Minneapolis. More than 500 artists participate in AAW, across a wide variety of media. They showcase their art in warehouses, galleries, homes, storefronts and cafes. Make sure to stop by and see my new studio in the Q.arma building on Quincy street. Click here for a map.

Contact:


Address: 1224 Quincy St. NE #B10, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone: 612-532-7341

Work

Necklaces


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Back To My Roots
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Sterling silver pendant and chain. Chain measures 18" in length.


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Lots o' circles necklace
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I'm Branching Out #1
$125
Sterling silver handmade branches with silver chain. Measures 18" in length.


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I'm Branching Out #4
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A solid sterling silver branch on a 16" chain.


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I'm Branching Out #5
$125


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Finders Keepers
$68
Blue sea glass set in a concave brushed sterling silver disc. Pendant measures 1/2" and chain is 17" in length.


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Circles #2
$85
Hammered sterling silver circles on silver chain


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Circles #1
$68
Hammered sterling silver circles on an 18" silver chain.


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Be Still My Beating Heart
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You Better Shape Up
$98
Asymmetrical hammered sterling silver shapes suspended on silver chain. Measures 18" in length.


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Circles #3
$85
Hammered sterling silver circles. Measures 17" in length.

Earrings


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Directionally Challenged

Earrings that point you every which way as they swing and move, get lost and enjoy life. Measure 2 1/2" in length.


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Bubble earring

Lots of fun little silver bubbles arranged together and hammered flat. Measure 1 1/2" in length.


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Antler Earring
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Sterling silver wire assembled in antler form. Measure 2 1/2" in length.


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Cosmic bubble earring
$64


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Large Spike Hoop
$72


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Circles #7
$58
Hand formed sterling silver circles measure 2" in length.

Bracelets


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Cirlces #4
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Sterling silver wire formed, soldered and assembled into a one of a kind cuff bracelet design.


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Sew Me Up

Brushed sterling silver cuff bracelet with sewing in silver wire.


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Silver Cuffs

Classic sterling silver cuffs, some brushed, some polished, you decide what suits your fancy and wear how ever many you like.

Rings


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Thompsonite Ring
$150
One of a kind local Minnesota Thompsonite set in sterling silver-size 7.


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$78
Two pieces of sterling silver soldered together and given an aged, battered feel. This ring can be made in any size.


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Lake Rock Ring
$56
A lovely deep red colored lake rock found on the shores of Lake Superior set in sterling silver-size 7.


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Minnesota Agate Ring
$68
Beautiful local Minnesota agate cut 50 years ago set in sterling silver-size 5.


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Lake Rock Ring #2
$60
Beautiful mint green colored lake rock found on the shores of Lake Superior-size 7.