Local Renee Blackwell’s book wins International Gold

Renee BlackwellThe Fifth Annual International Beverly Hills Book Awards® recognized “Adornments From the Soul” by Renee Blackwell as overall first place Gold winner, in the category of Craft/Hobbies.

The competition is judged by experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. They select award winners and finalists based on overall excellence. “We are so proud to announce the winners in this, our fifth year,”  said awards sponsor Ellen Reid.

“Adornments From the Soul” is a an exploration of the relationship between the Patina and my Contemporary Jewellery Design. This is a beautiful coffee table book, a feast for the eyes which will delight and inspire. Perfect for jewellery collectors, designers, colour enthusiasts and those who love a book full of colour and designed to inspire.”

Adornments from the SoulBook Award Logo1“I  have been designing and making jewellery for over 25 years. With this book I wanted to step outside my usual medium of jewellery design to share with the reader some of my unique methods for gaining inspiration and conceptual design ideas. This book provides the reader with a rare glimpse into this award winning author’s creative influences. Within its pages of full colour images patinas and decay we find exposed the raw beauty Renee observes in nature along side the highly desirable jewellery thus inspired.

For more information please visit: http://www.reneeblackwelldesign.com/