The Gem Art Center is known for:
- One-of-a-kind Gem Sculptures and Jewelry Art
created by artist Helen Serras-Herman .
- Unique carved gemstones in Black Australian Opal and drusy materials.
award winning, bold contemporary work
on hard gemstones has been featured in
many trade magazines and books.
Over 20 years of experience in Sculptured Gems,
a Masters degree in Sculpture (MFA), a degree in Gemology (FGA),
and studies in drawing and painting, are reflected in her unique work.
distinctive work on gemstones includes
Carved Gems, Jewelry Art and freestanding Gem Sculptures.
Some of her recent artwork, the “Wearable Sculptures”,
explores the connection and transition between
the worlds of Fine Art and Wearable Art.
favorite subjects are Mythological Creatures and Portraits.
All of her creations are one-of-a-kind, signed and
sold with a Certificate of Authenticity.
A number of her works have been direct commissions
from private clients.
All of Helen's Jewelry Art is set in 18K or 14K gold,
or Sterling Silver, with a palette of gemstones,
such as fancy color sapphires & garnets,
tanzanite, diamonds, red spinels, opals and tourmalines.
an extended Bio please click on The
Helens affiliations include:
- Artist Member of Gem Artists of
North America (GANA) since 1997
- Firm Member of American Gem Trade
Association (AGTA) since 2003
- Fellow Member of the Gemological
Association of Great Britain since 1988
- Member of the Greek Chamber of Arts/
Sculpture Division since 1983
- Honorary Member of the National
Lapidary Hall of Fame since 2003
- Member of the DC GIA Alumni Chapter since
- Honorary Life Member of
the Gem, Lapidary & Mineral
Society of Washington
DC (GLMS) since 1998, past President 1993-1995, and member since 1988
- Honorary Life member of the Chesapeake Gem and Mineral Society since 2005,
past Director and member since 1996
- Artist Member of the Tubac Center of the Arts Tubac, AZ
2003 Helen Serras-Herman was inducted
into the National Lapidary Hall of Fame!
(read more about this honor under The Artist)
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is included in the Art Guide Source
an online Hallmark/Trademark Directory
of North American artist/metalsmiths.
and thanks go
to the following people that help create the jewelry pieces,
and the sculptured metal bases:
Annapolis Precious Metals (APM)
Severna Park, MD 410. 647.9335
PO Box 699
Goochland, VA 23063
Bus cell phone: 216.440.7687
All text and images on this website
are Copyright © 2006
to the Gem Art Center and Helen Serras-Herman.
All rights are reserved. No part of this website can be used or
reproduced in any way, anywhere, without the written permission
of the artist and author Helen Serras-Herman
Page last modified 05.01.06.
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