All jewelry is handmade in La Jolla, California by Irene Wetsman. Many works feature planished textures, repousse and other ethnic techniques. Materials include sterling silver, fine silver, 20k or 24k gold with semi-precious and precious gemstones. Some pieces are uniquely inspired by the wild and scenic nature of California's coastal region. Irene has studied art history and received a degree in fine art. Irene has been involved in all aspects of fine art all her life.