"Ferris Wheel" 8" x 6" x 6" This piece is being shown at the New Zone Gallery in Eugene through May 2013
Pine needle sculpture made of dyed blue pine needles & natural sage green needles. Woven with blue and coral waxed linen.
"Your Heart is Mine" 7"x7"x5"
This would make a great Mother's Day gift. The white coral heart shaped piece I found on the beaches of Kauai. Red string branch coral & jade donut stone dangle from the rim.
"Two Hearts" 4 1/2" x 4"
Inspired for Valentines Day ,this lidded basket has 2 heart shaped stones, turquoise on the lid and when you open it up it has another heart in the base.
"When the Sea Meets the Trees" necklace
Sage green pine needles and beach stone are wire wrapped. It gently hangs on a delicate silver rope chain. The branch coral give it a splash of color
"Triangle" 6" x6" x6"
Delicate woven center, dyed pine needles, mixed stones.
"New Beginning Pzaz"
7 1/2 x7 1/2 x2
Pine needles, glass fish stones, hand blown glass center, silk thread, waxed linen, Indian prayer beads
8 1/4x 6 1/ 2x 2 1/2
Pinwheel woven center, pine needles, mixed fibers, silver beads, wire. Custom framed in Cherry wood.
Workshop Example, great gift basket
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"New Beginnings #9"
Small Tresasures - Pine needles, tibetan bead with silver, and coral. Gift basket
"Luminous One Earring" Pine Needle Sculpture, art piece
8 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 2 1/2
Pine needle sculpture framed in custom double glass cherry wood frame, dyed and natural pine needles, waxed lined and jewels
"Hawaii Inspiration #1" 4 3/4 x 4 x 2
Long leaf pine needles, Ironwood needles(Casuarina equisetifolia) from Hawaii, coconut husk, turquoise, puka shells,waxed linen.4 3/4 x 4 x 2
"Hawaii Inspiration Turtle 2" 3 x 3 x 3/4
Hand carved turtle purchased in Kauai from bone carver, ironwood pine needles, dyed pine needles, waxed linen, coconut husk, coral.
"Luminous Coral "
8 1/4 x6 1/ 2x 2 1/2
Donut stone center, mixed stones, pine needles. Custom Framed
"Luminous Green Eyes"
8 1/4 x6 1/2 x2 1/2
This was a commission piece for Louanne who has eyes greener than these pine needles. Perfect gift
"Easter Basket" special order
8 1/2" x 6" x 7"
Long leaf pine needles, raffia.
"Enchanting" 3/4 x 7 x 3 1/2
This artistic piece is made of pine needles, waxed linen and Green Twig Dogwood branches. The center is intricately woven
"Luminous Fall" Pine Needle Sculpture 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 x2 1/2
Framed in a custom double glass cherry frame, dogwood beads, dyed pine needles, mixed fibers
Coral & turquoise 8 x 8 by 1/2 x 1 1/14 by Sheri E. Smith
Dyed and natural pine needles, raffia, waxed linen, coral& turquoise
"New Begininnigs" "2 a.m." 8 x 8 x 2
Hand blown glass center, pine needles and waxed linen
"New Beginnings #1" 3 x 3 x1/4
Small Treasures - Pine needles, turquoise, waxed lined
"Arrowhead" 7 1/2 x 7 x 1 1/2
The center of this artistic piece was done with very delicate pine needles and Ironwood needles from Hawaii, to create the arrowhead center. It is woven with waxed linen and finished off with coral beads on the rim.
Scrimshaw McKenzie River Basket for Molly
The center of this pine needle basket was a belt buckle in it's past life. Converted as a gift for Molly 's 2012 Christmas gift.
"New Beginnings Fun"
6" x 5" x1"
Turquoise center, pine needles, dyed pine needles,waxed linen, coral
"Luminous Light" Pine Needle Sculpture 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 2 1/2
Framed in a custom double glass oak frame dyed pine needles, mixed stones, waxed lined
"Hawaii Inspiration" necklace
Hand carved turtle bone center, Hawaiian Ironwood pine needles, pine needles, waxed linen, jade, waxed linen. My husband bought me this turtle in Vocanoes on the Big Island and we collected the Ironwood needles at the same location.
This was donated for an auction for "Chimpz Inc"
"New Beginnings #2" 3x3x3/4 by Sheri E. Smith
Small Treasures -Pine needles, waxed lined,stones
"New Beginnings Catch and Release" 6 1/2 x 6 x 1 1/2
Pine Needles, picassa donut center, 2 trout beads with fishing flies in their mouths & waxed linen. Weaving art into life!
Wine bottle / Christmas ornament
This pine needle ornament fits beautifully on a wine bottle for a gift, or as a Christmas ornament
"New Beginnings" Necklace & earrings #2
Kadzuri clay center,pine needles, waxed linen, beads
"New Beginnings #6" 2 3/4 x 1
Small Treasures-Pine needles, raffia, waxed linen
"New Beginnings #3" 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1
Small Treasures, Indian silver. turquoise center, dyed and natural pine needles &waxed linen
"New Beginnings Necklace and Earrings
Hand Blown glass center, pine needles, waxed linen, turquoise,and other stones and beads
"New Beginnings #10" 3 x 1
Small Treasures, turquoise center, dyed and natural pine needles &waxed lined
"New Beginnings, Small Treasures #11" 4 x 3 3/4 x 1
Pinwheel woven design, with pine needles, waxed linen and shells
"Catch and Release #2"
Czech glass fish with a fishing fly in it's mouth,green pine needles with sheaths left on, waxed linen and doughnut stone center
Sheri Smith's path to becoming a creative fiber artist has been woven with her enchantment of fibers, art and the outdoors.
After moving to the McKenzie River in Oregon in the 70's, she became enthralled with collecting and weaving baskets using pine needles, and later collecting fibers such as Ironwood needles, coconut fibers and shells from her travels to Hawaii..
Since then she has taught her love of the art in private settings, at colleges and local high school.s.
Her baskets, jewelry, vessels and floating framed sculptures, I now call "Luminous Boxes", have been shown and sold in Art Galleries throughout the
" I am a TIME WEAVER, weaving in memories of myself. Each piece. I create is keeping one of the oldest crafts of humanity alive."