Presented by Guemes Island Community Center Association (GICCA)
“Enriching and Connecting our Island Community”

Presented by GICCA

“Enriching and Connecting our Island Community”

Darlene Klister

Firelight Designs

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Creativity is always happening at the Studio!

Being a Coppersmith has allowed me to work with a metal that is warm and giving when forming, patinating and texturing it. Don’t get me wrong, I also work in silver and brass, but copper is my favorite metal, the one I go to first when designing jewelry. 


Firelight Designs was born in a small studio in an extra room in a house in Spokane during 2000. My work has evolved and developed into what you see today, just as I have personally grown in how I perceive nature and the world around me. Living in the San Juan Islands affords access to nature in all of its forms which is then transformed to my work.


A degree in Art History has shown me the evolution of art, form and function across many applications; studying scientific illustration brought me closer to nature. Starting as an oil painter learning old masters’ techniques, learning and practicing with watercolors, mixed media, and ultimately jewelry design have been steps along the creative path. I still draw and paint, and so in jewelry designs I attempt to bring color, movement, texture, form and other elements into a three-dimensional creation. Currently I seem to focus on pendants and necklaces. It is an evolution so that will change!

Jewelry making classes available!

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Products available for purchase:



Ankle Bracelets

Watercolor Paintings

Custom Commissions

*visit website to purchase or inquire about commissions*

Artist of the Month ★

June/July 2021

All Artwork Copyright 

© Darlene Klister

Virtual Sales & Studio Tour

Visit our website to purchase or find me during the studio tour at Firelight Designs Studio!

(December 11th from 10 am – 4pm)

Products Available

Adjustable Rings




Beautiful bright and colorful lampwork glass bead zipper pulls! Each bead is mainly one color but may have accents of other colors. - $8 each or $14 for two


Available Colors:









Variety of greeting cards of watercolor paintings - $3 Each

Gift certificates for your friends and loved one's to purchase any of the one of a kind items or classes provided by Firelight Designs.