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Alan Uchin / Purple Gem

jewelry
demonstrating artist

Hometown: Birchrunville, PA

Artist Website

Jewelry designers Alan Uchin and Dale Norley met in 2004 and combined their talents to create Purple Gem Jewelry. The couple’s studio is a converted barn on their property in Chester County, Pa., and they enjoy fusing a variety of textured materials with rare fossils and stones to create their signature pieces. Be sure to check out their new designs, since they’re always brainstorming and creating in the studio. Their latest creations use meteorites, which work well for both men’s and women’s jewelry and are like nothing you’ve seen before. They offer a full line of jewelry, from dangling earrings to necklaces, rings, pins and bracelets. While they’re always brimming with inspiration and ideas for new items, they also welcome working with clients to design custom pieces. Alan and Dale are familiar faces at Sugarloaf Craft Festivals, so be sure to check out their jewelry and say hello. 

Holly Ulm / Isms Conservation Art

Glass jewelry

Hometown: Nisswa, MN

Artist Website

Mehmet Unver

jewelry / gold & silver

Hometown: Clifton, NJ

Artist Website

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Phyllis Urso / Phyllis Urso Jewelry Design

jewelry / glass

Hometown: Orange, CT

 

 

 

 

Daniel Usher

Specialty Food

Hometown: West Newton, MA

 

 

 

 

 

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Trupti Vakharia / An Inspriational Art, Inc.

paintings, prints & fine art

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

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Julia Vanover / Kind Design Fine Art

Fine Art

Hometown: Valparaiso, FL

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Steven Van Buren / Art Nouveau Tiles

Mixed Media

Hometown: Moneta, VA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cory Van Duyne

Nature & Landscape Photography

Hometown: NJ

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Cathy Vaughn / Tracery 157, LLC

Metal Sculpture & Collectibles

Hometown: Richmond, VA

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Latifa Venckus

Fine Art

Hometown: Worth, IL

 

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Jo Allyn Vlossak / Stained Glass by Jo Allyn

glass / leaded & stained glass

Hometown: Manchester, NJ

Find exquisite hand-crafted stained glass from Jo Allyn Vlossak’s Stained Glass by Jo Allyn at the next Sugarloaf Craft Festival. Crafting one-of-a-kind stained glass pen boxes, lamp shades and much more, this Manchester, NJ-based glass artist continues to be a fan favorite at Sugarloaf. Vlossak employs the Tiffany or copper foil technique to create intricate, delicate glass designs that are stronger and more detailed than the standard lead came method.

Stained Glass by Jo Allyn is colorful, unique and eye-catching, with each one perfectly reflecting light and bouncing off its surroundings for a truly unique 3D kaleidoscope. Over the years, Vlossak has mastered the arts of designing, cutting, foiling and polishing the glass for an exceptional finished product. Make sure to stop by an upcoming Sugarloaf Craft Festival to see Vlossak’s work in person and to explore our featured glass artists for more.

Randy Voltz, Jr. / Steampunk Pipeworks

Metal / Furniture & Home Accessories

Hometown: Volant, PA

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Thomas Von Koch / WGK Glassart

glass / blown glass

Hometown: Toughkenamon, PA

Artist Website

Read Sugarloaf's Interview with Thomas!

Thomas von Koch started WGK Glass Art in Germany in 1982 when he was just 25 years old. What he lacked in business acumen, he more than made up for in artistic talent. Originally a lampworker, he expanded his portfolio to include vases and tea light candle holders. Later in his career, he used nature to inspire his work, and today he creates everything from exotic birds and sea life to spiders and bats. WGK Glass Art is a collective that includes John Zinner, Sandra Jahn and Anja Stotzer. The four work together to create one-of-a-kind pieces bursting with vibrant colors and unmatched detail. In addition to animal sculptures, WGK offers handmade jewelry, beautiful sun catchers and tabletop items like jam jars and oil and vinegar bottles. Stop by WGK’s booth for a close-up view of their talented work.

Tom & Sondra Vosler / Vosler Custom Knives

Metal / Metal Knives

Hometown: Greenville, PA

 

 

 

 

Iva Vranova / Iva’s

Fine Arts

Hometown: Pen Argyl, PA