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Teresa Kiplinger is a studio jeweler, a poet, and a noted graphic designer.
She explores themes of legacy, isolation, memory, and loss
in her evocative wearable stories and modern mourning jewelry.
Often inspired by imagined elegies, fictional memories, and the ephemeral objects
left behind after death, her work is reminiscent of humble reliquaries
dedicated to unknowable souls. 


Contact Teresa to discuss a custom design 
or browse her personalized handwriting jewelry.

Life Seems Strange, Memorial Necklace. Sterling, enameled steel.

Life Seems Strange

Memorial Necklace. Sterling, enameled steel.

Not Lost - Feather Necklace, Personalized Memorial Pendant Buy

Not Lost - Feather Necklace

Personalized Memorial Pendant

$298

Stay - Cherry Blossom Cuff, Personalized Bracelet Buy

Stay - Cherry Blossom Cuff

Personalized Bracelet

$248

Letters from the Studio

June 09, 2019

I'd rather be carried.

I wish I could remember the last Father's Day with my dad, any little thing he did or said – but the events that followed it have swallowed the memory. Instead, I must imagine it... {more}

March 19, 2019

We Were All Lost

It had snowed in early Spring, and a warm snap caused a cloak of mist to settle among the trees. I walked in the heavy air, so dense it made my breath sound like that... {more}

August 14, 2018

North for Geese

It is late and I’ve lost my way
but I will not follow the sun. I slip along hedgerow
and snow fence,
I am a secret
I am a theme–

All these glowing houses
push... {more}

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Pendant necklace,...

Instagram The Latest from Teresa Kiplinger on Instagram

about 16 hours ago

Wish you were here. . . . . . Pendant necklace, 2.25” x 1”. Liquid enamel, steel, sterling silver. Look back in my feed for more pieces in this collection. . . . . . . #instajewelry #artjewelry #RioJeweler #instasmithy #customjewelry #narrativejewelry #thisisCLE #landscapes #TESmember #SNAGmember #enamelist #handmade #madeinOhio #silver #ohio #enamelistsociety #tesmember #Metalsmith #ohiogram #artjewelryforum #jewelryartist #silversmith #artisanjewelry #jewelrydesigner #jeweler #artjewelery #wearableart#contemporaryjewelrydesign #darkfashion

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