ABOUT THE ARTIST
When she was twenty years old Kathryn Bell began collecting sea glass on Cape Cod. At first she displayed the beautiful shards in glass jars and lamp bases. Kathy and her husband Loren started taking classes in jewelry making with the goal of creating unique sea glass jewelry. On trips they spend their days walking the beaches of the east coast of the United States, Barcelona, Spain, Kauai, Hawaii, Vieques, Puerto Rico, and California. Each summer they select a particular area of the world to investigate. The character, texture and colors of the glass in different parts of the world are different. Some glass is velvety, some has more historical significance and some is quite thick indicating its age. Each piece of sea glass is unique and intriguing with a mysterious past. Many pieces can be traced back to over 100 years. Beachcombing and finding sea glass along the world's beaches is their passion. The Bell’s work as a team sorting the pieces of their collection and combining it with precious metals to create one of a kind pieces.