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Cara Romano

ABACUS BROOCH of silver, felted merino wool, 2005. CHERRY BOMB EARRINGS of silver, felted merino wool, 2004. STITCHED FELT CASCADING NECKLACE of silver, felted merino wool, cotton thread, needle felted, surface stitching on machine with thread, 2013. All photographs by Ralph Gabriner except where noted.

A life in jewelry for Cara Romano is lively and multifaceted, after visiting her studio-gallery in Ellsworth, Maine, one is left amazed by the breadth of her activities. She conducts a whirlwind run of shows and fairs: CraftBoston, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology’s biennial Treasures Sale and Show in Philadelphia, and the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, New York. As board president of the Maine Crafts Association, she is helping to shape the future of this vibrant organization. She is also sponsoring her first intern and, last but not least, designing new work.