Skyline Gallery owners Ursula Rodgers and Lucine Dirtadian have been collaborating on creating jewelry since 1989. Their fine jewelry business, Four Hands Images, is known for its highly crafted earrings, pendants, rings, bracelets and necklaces made of gold or platinum and featuring semi-precious or precious stones including diamonds, pearls, opals, jasper, agates, tanzanite, and tourmaline.
Lucine Dirtadian, a native Tucsonan, has a BFA in fine art in metalsmithing from the University of Arizona and is a Graduate Gemologist with a residency program degree from the Gemological Institute of America, located in Santa Monica.
Ursula Rodgers, originally from Pittsburgh, has a BFA from the University of Arizona in metalsmithing and a Masters in Art Education.
Lucine and Ursula began creating jewelry as young teens. They met as students at the University of Arizona. After graduation, they helped each other sell their individual jewelry at wholesale shows and art festivals all over the country. They formed Four Hands Images in 1989 and began to collaborate on creating one-of-a-kind pieces.
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Lucine Dirtadian and Ursula Rodgers: Four Hands Images
Lucine Dirtadian and Ursula Rodgers are the creative minds behind Four Hands Images, an original line of jewelry featuring one-of-a-kind pieces they create together. “We build the designs around gemstones and pearls that we both really love,” explains Rodgers, who says their style is very fluid and organic. read more>>