Barbara Westwood & Sky Hall
Barbara has been designing jewelry for more than 30 years, including creating lines for Oscar de la Renta and Gloria Vanderbilt. She learned the trade while attending the University of California at Long Beach where she earned degrees in jewelry design and metalsmithing. Her designs are noticeable for their fashion forward metalwork and the use of bold gemstones.
Long active in the jewelry community, Barbara has been a member of many organizations including the American Jewelry Design Council, The International Jewelry Design Guild, the Women's Jewelry Association (serviing as vice president for 8 years) and served on the board of directors of the California Jeweler's Association, plus was a founding member of The Contemporary Design Group.
She currently resides in Colorado. Read more about Barbara here.
Sky is a professional photographer and graphic designer with a career spanning 40 years specializing in marketing of fine jewelry. His work has been published internationally. His work reflects the belief in the common ground between fine art, photography and business. Sky has photographed the Spectrum and Cutting Edge Awards for the AGTA, and was commissioned to photograph the “CUBE” project for the American Design Jewelry Council.
Exhibition highlights include a one-man exhibition at the Amberif Fair (International Amber Fair) in Gdansk, Poland.