About the Artist
Born and raised in Switzerland, claudia Abderhalden has been living in Santa Barbara, California since 1997 where she has been designing and crafting jewelry since 2002.
Claudia A. designs are inspired by architecture and geometrical shapes with an eye for unusual color and material combinations, creating minimal, timeless pieces that can be worn every day and for special occasions alike.
Her jewelry has won numerous ribbon awards at juried art festivals and a Best of Show award at the Conejo Valley Museum Art Walk 2012.
Claudia has participated in many art festivals in California and in recent has ventured out-of state for shows in Boston MA, Bellevue and Seattle WA, Scottsdale AZ, Des Moines IA, Ann Arbor MI, and Miami, FL.