Jeannette Rowlett is a native of Laurel County and a
retired teacher/administrator, of 27 years, from the Madison County
School System. She resides, with her husband Harold, in Berea,
Kentucky. On January 1, 2007, Jeannette became the President
of the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen and she is presently
the Executive Director of the guild.
If anyone out there is interested in becoming
a member, either juried or just supporting, of the Kentucky Guild,
please visit the website,
www.kyguild.org or call our office at 859-986-3192.
Jeannette has jewelry at the Kentucky Guild Gallery,
116 North Broadway St.. Be sure to stop by and say, "hello"
when you are in town. Take Exit 76 and turn toward town and
turn at North Broadway on the left. The Kentucky Guild Gallery
is the first building located on the left. The Old
Town Artists' Village has many shops that are a delight to visit.
Jeannette has made jewelry from different mediums,
but has been inspired by the non-solder, wire wrapping method. She
manipulates the wire by hand, using only simple tools, to gentle
nudge the wire to give up the creation from its' thin, shiny
strands of metal. She and her husband are both metal smiths.
make beautiful pieces from both fine silver and sterling silver.