Claire Kahn: Necklace
2016, round opals
Patina Gallery, 131 W. Palace Ave., 505-986-3432 Jeweler Claire Kahn’s Peaceable Kingdom, an exhibit of her necklaces and bracelets, is inspired by the surroundings of her new studio north of Santa Fe, along Arroyo Jacona. Kahn, who lived in the Bay Area for more 60 years before moving to New Mexico this year, combines Japanese cylindrical glass beads, precious and semi-precious stones, gold, and coral into versatile serpentine forms of colorful, elegant simplicity. The reception for Peaceable Kingdom is Friday, Dec. 16, at 5 p.m.