Cher Flick


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First Look November window display  at Fairweather’s. 

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First Look bracelet tree.

 

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First Look jewelry tray featuring Mary Boitta, who experiments in druzy semi-precious stones in designs that retain femininity and fineness.

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First Look jewelry tray featuring Karen Johnson, a natural-born artist, boldly designs meticulously handcrafted statement jewelry that could – and should – be featured in magazines.

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First Look jewelry tray featuring Robyn Hall, who has no art degree or formal training, yet creates stunning mouth-blown glass lamp work bracelets and earrings.

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First Look jewelry tray featuring Cher Flick, a graduate from the Gemological Institute of America, who creates jewelry “doing good works ™”, giving back to a charitable foundation in honor of her mother, Joanie.

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First Look jewelry tray featuring Christine Johnson, designer, who creates necklaces from Oregon beach stones.

 

First Look featuring the silver work

 by Alan Stockam, each design is signed and numbered.

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Strike off enlargement of a jewelry tray featuring Billie Johnstone, a former clinical practitioner, who sparked her retirement into a means to support to the youth programs in Soweta, South Africa. Proceeds are “doing good works ™” that changes lives.

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Highlighting jewelry designer Renée Hafeman, who embraces a love of vintage Chanel ™  jewelry and gives them new life. Redesigning the pieces, she prays “whoever wears, please be blessed in some way.”

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Silver tray featuring jewelry designer Elaine Sawyer, who uses natural stone Cabochons, cut and polished by in lapidary by her husband, Mike, to create one-of-a-kind cuff bracelets.

With appreciation and gratitude to StephBuffington photos.

 

 

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Fairweather House and Gallery

Through November, an exhibition titled FIRST LOOK, a highly anticipated jewelry trunk show, will feature a dozen of local and regional designers– including one very special artist who has been represented by the gallery more than 11 years!

Elaine Sawyer uses natural stone Cabochons, cut and polished by in lapidary by her husband, Mike, to create one-of-a-kind cuff bracelets.

Barbara Walker works in precious metal turning  bling into a wearable works of art.

Mary Hurst, born in raised in County Tipperary, Ireland, studied fashion design at the Grafton Academy in Dublin, integrates past and present Celtic designs.

Billie Johnstone, a former clinical practitioner, sparked retirement into a means to support to the youth programs in Soweta, South Africa. The proceeds from her handcrafted jewelry are “doing good works ™”  that changes lives.

Alan Stockam and Heather Reider create one-of-a-kind silver jewelry, signed and numbered, with stones from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Cher Flick,  a graduate  from the Gemological Institute of America, creates jewelry “doing good works ™ “,  giving back to a charitable foundation in honor of her mother, Joanie.

Karen Johnson, a natural-born artist, boldly designs meticulously handcrafted statement jewelry that could – and should – be featured in magazines.

Mary Boitta experiments in druzy semi-precious stones  in designs that retain femininity and fineness.

Robyn Hall, with no art degree or formal training, creates stunning mouth-blown  glass lamp work bracelets and earrings.

Fred Lukens crafts architecturally inspired jewelry featuring responsibly collected rare wood and Oregon myrtle wood.

Renée Hafeman embraces a love of vintage jewelry and gives them new life. Redesigning the antique pieces, she prays “whoever wears, please be blessed in some way.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

 

An exhibition titled FIRST LOOK, a highly anticipated jewelry trunk show, features a dozen of local and regional designers– including a select group who have been represented by the gallery more than 11 years!

 

Elaine Sawyer uses natural stone Cabochons, cut and polished by in lapidary by her husband, Mike Sawyer, to create one-of-a-kind cuff bracelets.

Barbara Walker works in precious metal wire turning  bling into a wearable work of art.

Mary Hurst, born in raised in County Tipperary, Ireland, studied fashion design at the Grafton Academy in Dublin, integrates past and present Celtic designs in each piece.

Billie Johnstone, a former clinical practitioner, sparked her retirement into a means to support to the youth programs in Soweta, South Africa. The proceeds from the sales of her custom handcrafted jewelry are doing good works that changes lives.

Alan Stockam and Heather Reider create one-of-a-kind silver rings, cuffs and necklaces; each signed and numbered, with stones from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Cher Flick,  a graduate  from the Gemological Institute of America, creates jewelry doing good works, by giving back to a charitable foundation in honor of her mother, Joanie.

Karen Johnson, a natural-born artist, boldly designs meticulously handcrafted statement jewelry that could – and should – be featured in magazines.

Mary Boitta experiments in druzy rock semi-precious stones  with in designs that retain femininity and fineness.

Robyn Hall, with no art degree or formal training, creates stunning mouth blown  glass lamp work bracelets and earrings.

Fred Lukens crafts architecturally inspired jewelry featuring responsibly collected rare wood and Oregon myrtle wood.

Renée Hafeman embraces a love of vintage jewelry and gives them new life. Redesigning the antique pieces, she prays “whoever wears, please be blessed in some way.”

 

 

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

An exhibit titled FIRST LOOK, a highly anticipated jewelry trunk show, features a dozen of local and regional designers– including a select group who have been represented by the gallery more than 11 years!

 

 

 

Elaine Sawyer uses natural stone Cabochons, cut and polished by in lapidary by her husband, Mike, to create one-of-a-kind cuff bracelets, lined with ultra-suede.

 

 

 

Barbara Walker works in precious metal wire turning earrings into a wearable work of art including sea glass, pearls and crystals.

 

 

 

Mary Hurst, born in raised in County Tipperary, Ireland, studied fashion design at the Grafton Academy in Dublin, integrates past and present Celtic designs in each piece.

 

 

Billie Johnstone, a former clinical practitioner, sparked her retirement into a means to support to the youth programs in Soweta, South Africa with the proceeds from the sales of her custom handcrafted jewelry doing good works that changes lives.

 

 

 

Alan Stockam  and Heather Rieder create one-of-a-kind silver rings, cuffs and necklaces; each signed and numbered, with stones from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

 

 

Cher Flick, with a graduate degree from the Gemological Institute of America, creates jewelry doing good works, by giving back to a charitable foundation in honor of her mother, Joanie.

 

 

Karen Johnson, a natural-born artist, boldly  designs meticulously handcrafted multi-pearl statement necklaces that could – and should- be featured in magazines.

 

 

 

Mary Boitta experiments in druzy rock crystal designs using  semi-precious stones that retain femininity and fineness.

 

 

Robyn Hall, with no art degree or formal training, creates stunning Viking braids, mouth blown lamp work glass in bracelets and earrings.

 

 

 

 

Fred Lukens crafts architecturally inspired jewelry featuring responsibly collected rare wood and Oregon myrtle wood.

 

Reneé Hafeman embraces a love of vintage jewelry and gives a them new life, redesigning  the antique pieces , she prays “whoever wears, please  be blessed in some way.”

 

 

 

FIRST LOOK

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

  FIRST LOOK, a highly anticipated jewelry trunk show, features a dozen of local and regional designers– including a select group who have been represented by the gallery more than 11 years!

 

 

Cheryl Flick

Cher Flick, jewelry designer

About Joanie and Me

Joanie – a beautiful lady adored and missed by me.
Me – her youngest daughter.

This collection of jewelry is inspired by her fun yet classy style.

The earrings and bracelets are simple in design, light weight and are made of mixed metal, including sterling silver, pewter, brass, gold filled, copper, gemstones and pearls.

I live in Portland, Oregon and have many years of experience working with diamonds and gemstones.

In 1983, I received my Graduate Gemology degree from the Gemological Institute of America.

Spending time with family and friends and laughing brings me the greatest joy. In memory of Joanie, I will be donating 10% of sales to OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. With Gratitude.

 

 

Q: What is the meaning of the circle symbol used as an eternity design in jewelry?

A: The circle is also commonly used as a symbol for eternity, as is the mathematical symbol of infinity. Eternity jewelry is an extremely popular fashion trend today. The meaning behind a jewelry piece designed with a circle is actually quite beautiful – it symbolizes eternity, empowerment, and everlasting love.
In classical philosophy, eternity is held to be that which exists outside of time.

 

The journey into  Fairweather’s:

“I’m Cher Flick and I met you last year while visiting my sister who lives in the area. I would love to show you a sampling of my jewelry collection, Joanie & Me. My earrings and bracelets are mixed metal as well as sterling with stones. I am searching for a location at the coast to feature my jewelry and thought of you and your beautiful shop. The collection you have is selling very well at Ellington Handbags and the very simple sterling pearl and gemstone drops are selling well at Peggy Sundays in Portland. Thank you so much for allowing me to feature Joanie & Me earrings and bracelets in your store!” Cher Flick

 

 

Grave note received:

“Love the simplicity and style of your jewelry …. It’s special just like you !” –your sister, Kathy.

Photos staged by Kathy B., Fairweather’s Director of Hospitality.