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Sea Glass jewelry and accessories - elegant, wearable art

If you have ever held a piece of sea glass or pottery, you would know there is no substitute for how it feels in the palm of your hand and how it takes shape as a result of its travels in and out of the high seas. With tide chart in hand, and just after a big storm, I look for days when I can begin my search at the morning low tide, when the sun is low and I can walk the beaches in solitude.


Unique piece of hair art or an eye-catching brooch

To achieve the interesting designs needed for hair accessories and brooches, I look for specific sizes, shapes, colors, and textures. I visualize a series of puzzles and try to imagine how these pieces will naturally fit together to form a unique piece of hair art or an eye-catching broach. The glass and pottery have stories of their own. Whether cast overboard in a shipwreck or by tourists on the seas, these lovely and vanishing gems are about to start a new life….

Just in time for the Fall Tour....

on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 16:39

“We were delighted when, over and over again, a studio that we dropped by simply because it was on the route we were taking turned out to be a little jewel.  We were so impressed by the quality of the block printing, ceramic work and painting.  It was also a special privilege to be welcomed so warmly into the artists' studios,” a Spring 2014 visitor

With the Fall upon us, the Cape Ann Artisans invite neighbors and visitors to harvest their creative spirit!

Cape Ann Designs & Cape Ann Artisans in North Shore Magazine

on Fri, 09/19/2014 - 19:15

Many thanks to the editor of North Shore Magazine, Kiley Jacques and writer Amanda Brown for their coverage of the Cape Ann Artisans Tour.   I was thrilled and honored to be part of the story!

Twenty-three Artists Participate in the 2014 Cape Ann Artisans Open Studio Tour

Gloucester-based artist Jacqueline Ganim-DeFalco—one of 23 artists who participated in the recent Cape Ann Artisans Open Studio Tour—specializes in wearable art made of sea glass.

Boston Globe Travel: Light of days lures artists to Cape Ann: @CapeAnn Art @CapeAnnArtisans

on Sat, 06/14/2014 - 14:49

Here's a wonderful Article in the Boston Globe  just in time to talk about the wonders of our Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour coming up next weekend!  Hope to see everyone there!