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NMSU jewelry students craft one-of-a-kind for annual sale

The New Mexico State University?s Department of Art?s Jewelry and Metalsmithing students will host their jewelry sale from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27, in the lobby of the D.W. Williams Hall, 1390 E. University, next to Barnes & Noble.

A necklace made from repurposed fabric made by student Hailey Garner. NMSU?s Department of Art students will host their annual jewelry sale Oct. 27 in D.W. Williams Hall. (Photo by Motoko Furuhashi)

?We invite everyone to come out and shop at our 32nd annual jewelry sale,? said Motoko Furuhashi, assistant professor of art in the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences. ?This is a great chance to purchase special, unique pieces just in time for the holidays, and support our program at the same time.?

Items available for purchase include earrings, necklaces and rings. Materials used to craft the jewelry include the traditional ? silver, copper, bronze ? as well as the non-traditional ? wood, plants, fabric, and plastic.

All the pieces are one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry created in the metalsmithing and jewelry studio. Proceeds from the sale will be used to support student activities in the jewelry and metalsmithing program.

For more information, call Motoko Furuhashi at 575-646-1238 or visit https://www.facebook.com/NMSUjewelrysale.