Sunday, May 31, 2009

Dichroic Glass Jewelry...

Spectrum has a new supply of dichroic glass jewelry. From earrings to necklaces, we have it all! Hair barrettes as well as cuff links for dad or the special man in your life are available as well.

Dichroic glass is a type of glass containing multiple micro-layers of metal oxides which give the glass dichroic optical properties. Dichroic glass was originally developed by NASA and its contractors for use in satellite optics and spacesuit visors.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Miss USA at the Forum!

Today at 3 pm, Miss USA will be visiting the Forum. Stop in at Isabella Grape and meet Kristin Dalton. While you are at The Forum, stop in and visit us at the gallery. See you then!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Have you seen our signs?

Michael Protiva, gallery painter, paints images of boats on NOA (nautical) charts. He will be here in June for a visit to do commission work. We are so excited and have put posters all over town! Find our signs at: BridgeTender Marina, Boats Unlimited, Intracoastal Angler, Marine Max, and Tex's Tackle.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Cool off this Memorial Day!

The beach will be packed and hot hot hot! Cool off with lunch or dinner at the Forum as well as stopping into the gallery for a unique and uplifting experience in the gallery! New paintings, jewelry, and glass for all lookers and shoppers! Look around while we clean your rings at no charge! Send the men and kids to Boombalatti's ice cream while you and the girls shop it up! See you today!

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Ann Hair has been busy!

Gallery painter, Ann Hair, has been busy! She recently brought in 5 new pieces of work! They are cute, of local scenes, and pull at your heartstrings!~ Come in and see us today and we would be happy to show you the new paintings!

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Spectrum Has a Following!

Who knew? Well, we did, but maybe you didn't! We just did a custom jewelry design for a customer in Alaska! Yes, that's right! He has never been to our store, but had a friend who had a custom ring made here and was so pleased, gave us a referral! The Alaskan is going to give the ring to his Northern girlfriend on his next trip to the east coast! We are glad to know our reputation now proceeds us nationwide!

Friday, May 22, 2009

Spectrum Going Green!

Spectrum is going green! To reduce paper material production, ViViD magazine is now going virtual! Find us online at Look for our new publication coming out soon!

Friday, May 15, 2009

Hanging Art Glass~

Your windows and corners of the room need love too! Hang stunning art glass in front of a window to see the full spectrum of colors illuminating through the glass. Dress up a drab corner of a room with a piece of hanging art glass! We currently have glass seahorses, starfish, hearts, spirals, twists and other unique art glass. Stop in today to see our large collection.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

New Plodowski!

The ever popular Tomaz Plodowski has new rings in the gallery! A new oval citrine and a circular blue topaz have found a new home in the case. As fast as we get these rings in, they go out! Stop in today to find the stone and shape of your choice~

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

40% off case Disappearing!

Our red dot 40% off items are disappearing FAST! If you have been eyeing something, come in soon before it is gone. Wonderful pieces of glass, jewelry, and pottery still available!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Birds Taking Flight!

Have you been in the gallery recently? The birds are everywhere! Gallery painter, Jane Faudree, has brought in 3 works of art, all featuring birds! They are done in acrylics and pastel. Stop in today to see our aviary!

Monday, May 11, 2009

Hostess Gifts are Here!

Perfect to take to the hostess of your summer cookout...Michael Michaud's salad tongs, serving spoons, napkin rings, and trives are a knock out! Super classy, elegant and coastal!

Sunday, May 10, 2009

New Glass Jewelry by Sarah James

Glass artist, Sarah James, has brought new jewelry pieces into the gallery. Her work is fresh, bright, preppy, and feminine, but always fun! New clear glass beads, pearls and stunning colors. Get your new summer piece now!

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Have Something Nice to Say?!

We are online in the yellowpages. Feel free to write a nice comment about your experience in the gallery. Click HERE to go to the site. Thanks!

Friday, May 8, 2009

New Wave ~New In-House Jewelry Line

Spectrum introduces a new line of jewelry called, "New Wave~ Jewelry that is Free Flowing". Made of sterling silver and gemstones, each has a wave design. It is created exclusively at Spectrum Art and Jewelry. At a reasonable price, they have been very popular. Earrings and bracelets starting at $22.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Unveiling the Glass Show with Susan Knecht

We've had a busy morning at the gallary.
Alabama artist, Susan Knect and her lovely assistant, Allison, arrived late last night and spent this morning installing this magnificent glass chandelier. They've been working for the past four weeks to build this gorgeous work of art. It's difficult to capture just how awesome it is in a photo. You just want to eat it up!
The colorful glass objects on the pedestals below are also created by Susan. They range from vases and perfume bottles to whimsical sculptures.
All this is in preparation for our May Open House & Wine Tasting, tomorrow night from 6-8pm. Wines will be provided by Wine Styles and food provided by The Oceanic Restaurant. Please come by and meet the artist. If you have any interest in art glass, you'll be fascinated by her stories.

Get your Travel Jewelry Now!

It always seems to happen. You take your good jewelry on a trip and end up losing it, having it stolen, or losing an earring. Leave your beautiful jewelry at home and get less expensive 'travel' jewelry that you can take with you. We have perfect sterling and vermeil earrings, necklaces, and bracelets at reasonable prices. Stop in today to see our brand new selection.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Jane Faudree exhibits at Brunswick Community College

Gallery painter and employee, Jane Faudree will be exhibiting a new body of work at Brunswick Community College. The exhibit will run from May 5-29. Coastal and local scenes in oil paint. Reception Tuesday, May 5 from 6-8pm. If you are interested in any of her work at the event, contact the gallery at 256-2323

Brunswick Community College
50 College Rd
Bolivia, NC 28422

A Building, Upstairs

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

New Catherine Weitzman Jewelry

With each new piece of her signature line of handmade jewelry, Catherine Weitzman expresses the beauty of the natural world through art, design, and fashion. The work evolves from a lifetime of extensive travel by land and sea. Seasonal accessory collections offer women organic elegance that combines luxury and wearability with the highest standards of craftsmanship. New styles just arrived!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Spectrum Nominated for 7 Awards!

Spectrum is pleased to announce that we have been nominated for in 7 categories for the American Style Top Retailer Award. Having been nominated in the past, and a former winner, we understand that the competition is tough! We have been nominated for:
  • Top Retailer
  • Best Visual Merchandising
  • Best Customer Newsletter
  • Best Community Outreach
  • Best Advertising/Direct Mail Campaign
  • Best Website
  • Best In-Store Event: First Fridays Wine Tasting
Learn more about these awards at

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Ginny Chenet's New Work!

Inspired by Nature, gallery painter Ginny Chenet, creates beautiful, bold, colorfilled paintings of trees! In magenta, tangerine, lemon sorbet, and other scarlet colored hues, she personifies the trees through their titles such as "Lady in Red" and "Blushing Bride". She has brought in 5 new paintings that are a MUST SEE! Come by the gallery for a personal showing.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Wedding Season!

Yes, its that time again. April showers bring May Flowers and all the wedding hoopla with it! We have new glass vases, votive holders and bowls in the gallery ranging in prices from $48 and up. Stunning and unique, give a gift that stands out and reflects the personality of the bride and groom and forget about the toaster!!

Friday, May 1, 2009

Perfect Mothers Day Gift!

Patti Daunis, Maine jewelry designer came to the gallery for a showing of her stunning jewelry! Perfect for Mother's Day, have your birthstones set into a ring, bracelet or earrings for your mom on that special day! We can use your old stones and reset them or provide you with new ones. Stop in today to see the many creative options available.