Jayelay JLA Jewelers
Westmoreland ~ Made in USA ~ New Hampshire
Each piece is handmade by Andrea & Jim Lorette.  They create hand forged jewelry made of genuine solid metals, real gemstones, and other natural materials. Their castings are derived from their original carvings, treasures found in nature, or objects from ancient times. They make their own tools and use
fold forming and anticlastic techniques in their designs.

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Upcoming Events
All of these events are open to the public and free to attend!
(unless stated otherwise)

League of NH Craftsmen Fair
This event lasts 9 days from
Sat., Aug. 6 - Sun., Aug 14.
Open daily rain or shine 10 am - 5 pm.
Open late Thursday night Aug. 11 until 8 pm.

We're located in Tent 6, Booth 626
Happening at:
Sunapee Mountain Resort
1398 Route 103
Newbury, NH

83rd Annual Event
(admission fee)

 


River Valley Artisans
Wine & Art Tour
Happening Sat. & Sun.,
Sept. 10 & 11 rain of shine
from 11 am - 5 pm each day
Located at:
The Summit Winery
719 Route 12
Westmoreland, NH
5th Annual Event
 

 



The Big E
also known as the
Eastern States Exposition
This event lasts 17 days rain or shine from Friday, Sept. 15 - Sunday, Oct. 2 Located inside the NH Building at the NH General Store.  Store hours are 10 am - 9 pm daily.  The fairgrounds are located in West Springfield, MA.
100th annual event.
(admission fee)


 

Mt. Washington Hotel
Meet the Maker event
November 5, 2016
11 am - 4 pm.
Located in the main
hotel lobby entrance.
premier event



 


 

Monadnock
Waldorf School
Crafts Fair

Fri., Nov. 11,
6 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat., Nov. 12,
10 am - 4 pm
98 South Lincoln Street
Keene, NH
37th annual event

 

 




Orchard School Crafts Fair

Fri., Nov. 18, 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat., Nov. 19, 9:30 am- 3:30 pm
Walpole Town Hall
34 Elm Street, Walpole, NH
21st annual event
 

 


14th annual
Walpole Artisans Tour
It's happening TWICE for your shopping convenience.
Fri - Sun., Nov 25 - 27
10 am - 5 pm
Walpole Town Hall
34 Elm Street, Walpole, NH

 Sat. & Sun., Dec. 3 & 4
10 am - 5 pm
33 Bridge Street
Bellows Falls, VT





Stonewall Farm
Crafts Fair

242 Chesterfield Rd, Keene, NH
Thurs., Dec. 8, 2016
5 pm - 8:30 pm


 




 

Summit Winery
Crafts Fair
(free wine tasting)
719 Route 12
Westmoreland, NH

Saturday & Sunday
December 10 & 11
11 am - 5 pm

premier event


 


We are offering on-the-spot custom made jewelry at
Hannah Grimes Marketplace
located at 42 Main Street
in Keene, NH on
To Be Announced.
Choose from a selection of designs and decide which faceted stone or color freshwater pearl you want.
 


Past Events

Here is our necklace display during the 13th annual Meet the Makers event hosted by the Walpole Artisans Cooperative.  This event took place at the Walpole, NH Town Hall on Thanksgiving weekend (Fri.& Sat., Nov. 27 & 28, 2015).


Andrea and Jim Lorette at their booth during the Art in the Mill event located upstairs in the Colony Mill Marketplace on Sat. & Sun., Dec. 5 & 6, 2015.


Jim and Andrea Lorette at their booth during the 36th Annual Monadnock Waldorf School Craft Fair which happened Fri. & Sat., Nov. 13 + 14, 2015.


Here we are inside our booth/store located inside the NH Building at the 99th annual Eastern States Exposition (also known at The Big E).  This event took place in West Springfield, MA.  It lasted 17 days from Fri., Sept. 18 through Sun., Oct. 4, 2015.

Jim Lorette custom built our booth for this event.  Here are same day photos the day we installed the booth.

We shared this booth with our sister company Bunny Boogie.



Here we are at the 82nd annual League of NH Craftsmen Fair which happened Aug. 1 - 9, 2015.


Tent 5, Booth 526

During the 2015 League of NH Craftsmen Fair, we were
awarded Best in Mixed Media in the Living With Craft
exhibit for the  "The Vessel of Mysteries".


Lorette Orrery Tellerium

You can learn more about this project by clicking here.



Here we are demonstrating at Hannah Grimes Marketplace on Saturday, December 13, 2014.  It was so wonderful to see so many of our friends and family stop by to say hi.  Thank you!



This was our display at the Walpole Artisans Cooperative Meet the Makers Event which happened Thanksgiving weekend November 29 & 30, 2014.



Here we are at the Monadnock Waldorf School Crafts Fair on November 14 & 15, 2014.


 

Here is our jewelry display at the 3rd Annual River Valley Artisan Tour which happened October 11 & 12, 2014.  This event took place at the Westmoreland Town Hall located at 780 Route 63 in Westmoreland, NH.

 

 

 

 

 

Also on display at the River Valley Artisan Tour, we added this carving to the center of our Parure.  Jim Lorette carved her from a solid piece of Turkish boxwood.  She is cresting a wave and reaching to the sky.  He also forged a silver bracelet, necklace and a ring which she is wearing.


Here she is in the center of our Parure on top of Jim Lorette's Rare Material Mystery Treasure Box (seen below on display at the River Valley Artisans Tour) .


 

 

Here is our display at the 41st Annual Cheshire Craftsmen's Fair which happened October 4 & 5, 2014.  This event took place at the Keene Recreation Center located at 312 Washington St. in Keene, NH.

 

Something new ~ our booth space had no access to electricity, so we tried a new lighting system powered by batteries, and it worked!

 

 

 


 

Our jewelry was at the 98th Annual Eastern States Exposition.  It happened Sept. 12 - 28, 2014.  It is also known at The Big E!  It's New England's largest fair with record breaking attendance this year! During this event our jewelry was located at the General Store inside the NH Building in West Springfield, MA.  During the fair we demonstrated our jewelry making techniques.

 


Thanks to everyone who voted, we are thrilled to announce that "Visions of Ancient Atlantis ~ A Parure" (photographed below) won the Public Choice Award sponsored by MJ Harrington Jewelers in the CraftWear exhibit during the 81st Annual League of NH Craftsmen Fair.

This was our booth at the 81st Annual League of NH Craftsmen Fair which happened August 2 - 10, 2014 at the Mount Sunapee Ski Resort in Newbury, NH.


This was our display during our featured artist exhibit on April 25, 2014 at the Walpole Artisans Cooperative located at 52 Main Street in Walpole, NH.


Here we are at the Home for the Holidays event organized by Missy Blanchard of MB Massage Studio.  This event happened at the Westmoreland, NH Town Hall on December 8, 2013. 


Here we are on the Walpole Artisans Tour located at David Howell's Studio at 250 Old Keene Road in Walpole, NH.  This event happened Fri. - Sun. of Thanksgiving weekend Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2013.


Here was our display during the River Valley Artisan Tour.

Jim Lorette is showing the secrets of this treasure box that he built.

The River Valley Artisan Tour happened October 12 & 13, 2013 at the Westmoreland, NH Town Hall.  These two images of us at were taken by photographer Tom Lavoie.  Thank you Tom!

Past Events

Demonstrating at The Big E
September 2013


During the 80th Annual League of NH Craftsmen Fair we were located at two different venues, the CraftWear exhibit and The Shop At The Fair tent.


August 3-11, 2013


This was our display at the Memorable Events Bridal Show.

July 25, 2013


Semi-Annual Jewelry Party

May 2013


We demonstrated at Hannah Grimes Marketplace located on Main Street in Keene, NH on Saturday, December 15, 2012.

We were the featured artist at the Sharon Arts Center located in Peterborough, NH on Saturday, December 8, 2012.


Semi-Annual Jewelry Party

November 2012


We participated in the "River Valley Artisans Tour"  (October 5-7, 2012) located at the Westmoreland, NH Town Hall.

While on the tour ~ Sunday, October 7, 2012.


At the "Opening Reception" ~ Friday, October 5, 2012.


At the "Opening Reception" ~ Friday, October 5, 2012.



 

September 14-30, 2012
Eastern States Exposition
is the largest fair in New England
located in West Springfield, MA.

 


Demonstrating at The Big E on New Hampshire Day
Friday, September 21, 2012.


We so enjoyed the acappella harmony sung by the Cheshiremen.


Exhibit during "Westmoreland, NH Old Home Day" located at the Westmoreland Village Store. Featuring jewelry made with local stones and a photo collage of the "Women of Westmoreland" modeling the Jayelay jewelry that they own.

August 17-27, 2012


Demonstrated during "Gallery Walk" at Vermont Artisan Designs located on Main Street in Brattleboro, VT.


Friday, August 3, 2012


Semi-Annual Jewelry Party


June 2012


We were on display during "Art Walk" located at Colonial Corner on Main St Keene, NH as a member of the River Valley Artisans.

June 1-10, 2012


Featured Artists at the Westmoreland, NH Public Library

April 24 - May 29, 2012


Our display at Girls' Night Westmoreland located at the Westmoreland, NH Town Hall on May 11, 2012


Demonstrating and selling jewelry at Hannah Grimes Marketplace on Main Street in Keene, NH on May 5, 2012


Demonstrating and selling jewelry at Hannah Grimes Marketplace on Main Street in Keene, NH on Feb. 11, 2012


Demonstrating and selling jewelry at Hannah Grimes Marketplace on Main Street in Keene, NH on Dec. 17, 2011


Trunk Show at Pocketful of Rye on December 2, 2011


On the road ~ Private Party ~ December 1, 2011


Demonstrating and selling jewelry at the Sharon Arts Center Gallery in downtown Peterborough, NH on Nov. 20, 2011


Semi-Annual Jewelry Party

November 2011


NH Open Doors ~ Nov. 5 + 6, 2011


Demonstrating and selling jewelry at the Big E in the New Hampshire Building.
West Springfield, MA.  Sept. 16 - Oct. 2, 2011


Featured Artists of the month at the Sharon Arts Center

August 2011


“Jayelay Jewelers uses semi-precious stones, fine metals, and whimsical designs to create jewelry with very broad appeal,” says Gillian Dierauf, Sharon Art Center’s Craft Gallery Coordinator. “In just a few short months they have become one of our most popular jewelers.”


Semi-Annual Jewelry Party

July 2011


Semi-Annual Jewelry Party

November 2010


Semi-Annual Jewelry Party

Summer 2010








 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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