Amdur Productions, a nationally acclaimed art festival production company, announces a brand new juried art festival, Bling: The Jewelry & Gift Show. The indoor show arrives just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, running Friday, Nov. 13 from 4 p.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Highland Park Country Club in Highland Park, Ill.
“We’re thrilled to launch “Bling: The Jewelry & Gift Show” in Highland Park, which has proved to be a supportive, successful site for other Amdur Production festivals during the year,” said Amy Amdur, President and CEO of Amdur Productions. “This brand new show will provide shoppers access to unique holiday gifts.”
Free admission and open to the public, “Bling: The Jewelry & Gift Show” features the work of more than 60 artists from across the country, showcasing jewelry, clothing and accessory wares. The Show will be divided into three rooms, with the first being devoted to accessories and gifts, the second will display “bling” or high-end jewelry, and the third room presents a wide-variety of statement pieces and beads.
Attendees can look forward to viewing the works of many artists, including Statement Jeweler Renata Mikota whose creations include unique and exquisite combinations of semi-precious gemstones, crystals, freshwater pearls. Hat artisans Keven and Suzette Hallman hand-craft unique hats using natural straws, recycled fabrics, boil wool and velour felts. Sweater designer Susan Otterson hand crafts knitwear and clothing using plating knitting with merino wool, silks and viscose, and Leather Designer Meg Musick-Makley of Highland Park, who creates beautiful leather belts and bags.