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Lace Four

Barbara M. Berk Sculpture Selected for First Annual Jewelry and Metalsmithing Survey

February 2018

Foster City, CA – Barbara M. Berk’s sculpture “Lace Four:  No Loose Ends” has been selected by all three jurors for inclusion in the first annual Jewelry and Metalsmithing Survey (JaMS), published by the Society of North American Goldsmiths/Metalsmith Magazine...

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Museum Brooch

Brooch by Barbara Berk Acquired by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

June 2007

Foster City, CA – Barbara Berk’s “S-Curve Brooch” has been donated to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by Elyse Zorn Karlin, the Editor/Publisher of Adornment, the Magazine of Jewelry and Related Arts, author of Jewelry and Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition...

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Barbara Berk wins 2004 AGTA Spectrum Award

February 2004

Foster City, CA – Barbara Berk is a winner in the 2004 AGTA Spectrum Awards competition hosted by the American Gem Trade Association. Over 560 entries were judged on the basis of overall beauty and wearability, innovative design, effective use of materials, quality of gemstones, quality of workmanship...

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Ruffle Brooch

Barbara Berk's "Ruffle" Brooch Exhibited in The Art of Gold

January 2003

Foster City, CA – “Ruffle”, a brooch by Barbara Berk, will be shown in The Art of Gold, an exhibit of contemporary American studio goldsmithing. Curated by Michael Monroe, the exhibition is co-sponsored by the Society of North American Goldsmiths and Exhibits USA.

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Barbara Berk Receives Award for Excellence from Woman's Jewelry Association

August 2002

Foster City, CA - Barbara Berk, owner of Barbara Berk Designs in Foster City, CA, received the annual Award for Excellence in Design from the Women’s Jewelry Association at a dinner ceremony held in New York City on July 28, 2002 during the Jewelers of America trade show...

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Barbara Berk Wins 2001 Saul Bell Design Award

June 2001

Barbara Berk’s “Paisley” Ensemble won First Place in the 2001 Saul Bell Design Award Competition for jewelry design. Her award-winning piece is a combination pendant/brooch of 22kt and 18kt yellow gold woven together by hand. The pendant is set with one 6.5mm Moissanite...

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Necklace Exhibited at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

April 15, 2000

“Sea Dragon: Chrysoprase”, a necklace by Barbara Berk Designs, will be shown in the exhibition The Gem Artists of North America, to be held at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA from May 4 – July 30, 2000.

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