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Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates

Husband-and-wife jewelry artists Gerry and Melissa Montgomery Rasch met in Idaho (where Gerry is from but Melissa is a Seattle, Washington native) and have spent most of their lives in the Pacific Northwest. A three-year stint in Arizona resulted in their appreciation and enjoyment of Native American art.

Gerry has worked many careers and is currently in the wine and hospitality industry in... the Salem area, currently working in the tasting room at Bjornson Vineyard. He has made furniture from barn wood, and is now making jewelry with beads, lapidary, precious metal clay, polymer clay, driftwood or anything that captures his imagination.

Melissa is currently a Pharmacist at Fred Meyer in Albany, Oregon. She comes from a family of artists and grew up around art. Like Gerry, Melissa spent time working with furniture but instead of building she refinished. Rock hounding while visiting relatives in southern Idaho led her to a strong interest in stones. Beads and wire wrap are now current interests.

Gerry and Melissa have two adult children and make their home in Salem, Oregon.

"I like to make things. My inspiration can come from a trip through the Willamette Valley or a trip to Goodwill. Melissa and I collaborate on pieces and it's an interest that we really enjoy sharing." - Gerry Rasch


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Earrings - Maroon Silver w/ 4 Beads Fine Art by artist Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates - Description: Crimson glass beads and silver-colored metal beads are the colors of nobility. Highlight your noble self with these earrings. Fun note - the metal beads are magnetic!
Earrings - Red Glass w/ gold accent
Earrings - Sapphire in sterling silver Fine Art by artist Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates - Description: Sterling silver ear wires
Earrings - Zebra Stone

Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates

Earrings - Zebra Stone

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Earrings set - Picasso Jasper w/ Copper Bail & Glass Beads (1120-3-131) Fine Art by artist Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates - Description: Earrings. Jasper gemstones help balance emotional energies in the body. They are known to possess great healing and metaphysical properties, that are comforting, relaxing, and protective. Copper is known to stimulate energy flow and enhance your psychic abilities. It's an energy conductor that will move energies and amplify your thoughts.
Necklace - Agate w/ Green and Orange Beads
Necklace - Amethyst sage picture jasper & wire wrap Fine Art by artist Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates - Description: Wire wrap with black cord, looks maybe like a desert scene
Necklace - Copper silicate wrapped with copper wire (310-2-204) Fine Art by artist Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates - Description: Handmade copper clasp on a leather chain finishes off this unique beauty.
Necklace - Dual Pearl w/ Green Blue Beads Fine Art by artist Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates - Description: Two blue and gray strand Pearl necklace, Elegant strands ready for you to show off.
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Necklace - Dual Pearl w/ Green Blue Beads by Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates
Necklace - Glass Beads w/ Metal accent (1120-5-25) Fine Art by artist Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates - Description: Simply stated and ready for the casual day or evening or even work. Brown represents wholesomeness and earthiness. While it might be considered a little on the dull side, it represents steadfastness, simplicity, friendliness, dependability, and health.
Necklace - Golden Amphibolite with wire wrap Fine Art by artist Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates - Description: Wire wrap, gold color stone Bronzite or "Golden Amphibolite", black cord
Necklace - Green Jasper Pendant with copper neck ring Fine Art by artist Gerry and Melissa Rasch, GMR Creates - Description: Copper neck ring, and copper wire wrap.