Lark Mason Associates Jewelry Auction, includes gold jewelry from the noted designer, artist and direct descendent of Daniel Boone, Carey Boone Nelson. Ms. Nelson was a self-taught sculptor and jewelry designer who studied under the Prix de Rome winner, Arthur Lorenzani and John Hovennes at the Art Students' League in New York and with John Terken of the National Sculpture Society. Her works include The Douglas Munro Monument for the US Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May and the Jimmy Doolittle monument for the US Air Force as well as many other public and private commissions. She was recognized for her accomplishments in the arts by the Salmagundi Club, The National Arts Club, the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club and was a member of the society of illustrators and the Royal Society of Arts, London.
Many of her designs reference ancient and classical jewelry pieces and natural forms like the two pieces depicted here. Her jewelry has a flair and boldness that spans generational taste.