Ceramic jewelry and tiles
Paula Gill's contemporary "tiny TILES" ceramic jewelry is inspired by her 20 years as an artisan tilemaker and her passion for linoleum and woodblock printmaking. The fired ceramic pendants, earrings, and pins feature bold geometric black and white designs tempered with the charming non-uniformity that can only be created by a hand-printing process.
These small black porcelain clay tiles are fired with a clear glaze and finished on the back with smooth clear epoxy resin. Allergen free niobium ear wires and silver plated findings are used in fashioning this unique wearable art.
On the Studio Tour you'll also see an array of tiles with PNW native trees, understory plants, and birds carved into terra-cotta and white clay with an aesthetic reminiscent of linoleum block printmaking.Since 2000, her tiles have been shown throughout the Northwest at flower & garden shows and regional juried art fairs under the name of Red Step Studio. You can find her artwork year round in Poulsbo at Front Street Gallery, and in Bremerton at Collective Visions Gallery.