“I was fortunate to
meet Catherine Marie in 2016 and immediately fell in love with her hand made
Her work conveys a
new dimension in the wearable art world. As an emerging artist, with a lifetime
passion of animal art, she strives to capture the enchantment of her subject in
an accurate but charming moment. Initially carved in wax, then cast by the lost
wax method. Her unique, one at a time, handmade creations are captured
using a variety of metals.
We are all familiar
with Sterling Silver and Gold. Tempi also uses Ancient Casting Bronze and two
proprietary jewelry alloys: a yellow alloy, mimicking gold, we call
“Golde”—without the price tag—and a white alloy which has a very soft yellow
tint/glow to it. Both of these proprietary alloys and the Bronze are priced
lower than Sterling Silver.
Medallions are cast in Sterling Silver, "Golde", and Bronze.
Our Buckles are cast in White Jewelers Bronze or