With her Italian heritage and having spent time traveling and studying in Italy, Mary decided to trade under the name âLa Contessa,â which means âthe countessâ in English. She formed her studio, DeMarco-Wolfe Limited, in 1986 with her husband, William Wolfe, in Baltimore, Maryland. The studio is located less than one mile from the Maryland Institute of Art jewelry classrooms, where Mary continues to study.
âWhether painting a picture or designing a necklace, the principle is the same,â explains Mary. âYou are creating from a specific stimulation. And with jewelry it has to be something special and exciting; my inspiration is nature: animals,leaves, shapes and colors.â
Nuts R Us Necklace
Totally fun pendant necklace of a hand cast American lead free pewter. 21" long. Closes with La Contessa's signature clasping hands closure. Squirrel is 1.75" long, and 1.25" wide. He has crystal eyes.
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