Larimar & Lapis gem sculpture
Blue Chalcedony & Sapphire Collection
Drusy Cobalto-Calcite, 14K gold
Chrysocolla-malachite, emeralds, sapphires, 18K gold
Extremely rare Herkimer ‘diamond’ necklace, 18K gold
Champagne topaz, cameo & engraved seal
Tourmalined quartz gem sculpture
Natural Crystals collection
Larimar, sapphires, aquas, 18K gold brooch
Black Opal, carved gem
Multi-award-winning gemstone sculptor Helen Serras-Herman artfully brings each gemstone she carves to life—breathing character and personality into each original piece. Her decades of devoted craftsmanship are evident in each gemstone she approaches. Each subtly carved shape and curve bring the stones to life for the wearer. Like the woman wearing her one-of-a-kind jewelry—each of Serras-Herman’s creations are as unforgettable as its owner.
Discover the breathtaking world of Helen Serras-Herman’s timeless gem sculptures and jewelry art available only through this remarkable artist, here at Gem Art Center.
In this book, Helen Serras-Herman, an award-winning gem and jewelry artist and National Lapidary Hall of Fame Inductee, shares her passion for carved gems, the interconnection between fine art and the spell-bounding natural mineral world, and her personal journey, along with the challenges and joys of a gem artist’s life. Helen reflects on her sources of inspiration and influences from historical places, mines, gem materials, landscapes, flora, and ancient Greek mythological figures, sources that collectors may find expressive and fellow artists stimulating.
Celebrated throughout the gemstone world, Helen has earned multiple awards over the years for her distinctive carved gemstones and jewelry, and has been featured in countless publications. With a Master’s Degree (MFA) in Sculpture and in Gemology (FGA), plus drawing and painting studies, her original work reflects beautifully on each of these disciplines.read more
World traveler Helen Serras-Herman has developed a keen eye for the aesthetics everywhere she goes. Her distinctive work is intentionally timeless yet gives voice to a stylish modern jewelry collector. Take a closer look to examine the subtle nuanced way she carves each gemstone. No two items are alike --- and once sold, there will never be another one like it. That’s just the way she intends her collections to be.read more