Yoshiko Yamamoto


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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Necklace and Double Cone Necklace

    Left: 18K gold, quartz crystal beads, lapis lazuli, jade, freshwater pearl, tourmaline, rubelite, turquoise, chalcedony
    Right: 18K gold double cones

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Brooch

    20K gold with granulation

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Coral Beads

    Necklace. 18K gold, coral beads

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Yoshiko Yamamoto

    Pendant or brooch. 18K & 22K gold, opal, pink quartz, freshwater pearl, ruby, blue topaz

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Double Finger Ring

    18K yellow and white gold

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Ring

    Sterling silver, plastic, murano glass bead

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Ring

    Oxidized sterling silver, plastic

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Blue Pearl Ring

    18K yellow and white gold, blue pearl

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Blue Pearl Ring

    18K yellow and white gold, blue pearl

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Rebirth

    Necklace. 18K & 22K gold, split boulder opal, pink crystal quartz, champaign diamonds

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Earrings

    Left: 18K & 22K gold, split boulder opals, freshwater pearls
    Right: 18K gold forged wire loops

    Left: 1 7/8" x 3/4" x 1/4"
    Right: 3 1/4" x 3/4"

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Rings

    Left: Hammered oxidized sterling silver.
    Right: Reticulated oxidized sterling silver, 18K gold

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Ring

    Oxidized terling silver, three colored tourmalines

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Ring

    Oxidized terling silver, three colored tourmalines

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Earrings

    18K yellow gold, freshwater pearls

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Ring

    18K yellow gold, 22K gold, lapis lazuli

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Rings

    One: 18K yellow gold, 22K gold, lapis lazuli
    Two: Double roof fold-formed 18K yellow gold
    Three: 18K yellow gold cylinder
    Four: Sand cast sterling silver, pearl, 18K gold bead

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Earrings

    18K gold, jade, pearl

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Earrings

    18K gold, jade

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Earrings

    18K gold, coral, pearl

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Earrings

    18K & 22K gold, red mosaic glass, pearl

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Earrings

    Sterling silver, 18K & 22K gold, turquoise, coral beads

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Yoshiko Yamamoto

    Ring. 18K & 22K gold, diamonds

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Ring

    Sterling silver, 18K gold

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    Yoshiko Yamamoto
    Disc Triangle Pattern Ring

    18K yellow gold, 24K gold, jade

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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Necklace and Double Cone Necklace

Left: 18K gold, quartz crystal beads, lapis lazuli, jade, freshwater pearl, tourmaline, rubelite, turquoise, chalcedony
Right: 18K gold double cones


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Brooch

20K gold with granulation


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Coral Beads

Necklace. 18K gold, coral beads


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Yoshiko Yamamoto

Pendant or brooch. 18K & 22K gold, opal, pink quartz, freshwater pearl, ruby, blue topaz


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Double Finger Ring

18K yellow and white gold


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Sterling silver, plastic, murano glass bead


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Oxidized sterling silver, plastic


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Blue Pearl Ring

18K yellow and white gold, blue pearl


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Blue Pearl Ring

18K yellow and white gold, blue pearl


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Rebirth

Necklace. 18K & 22K gold, split boulder opal, pink crystal quartz, champaign diamonds


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×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

Left: 18K & 22K gold, split boulder opals, freshwater pearls
Right: 18K gold forged wire loops


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Rings

Left: Hammered oxidized sterling silver.
Right: Reticulated oxidized sterling silver, 18K gold


Artwork Inquire Form

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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Oxidized terling silver, three colored tourmalines


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Oxidized terling silver, three colored tourmalines


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K yellow gold, freshwater pearls


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

18K yellow gold, 22K gold, lapis lazuli


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Rings

One: 18K yellow gold, 22K gold, lapis lazuli
Two: Double roof fold-formed 18K yellow gold
Three: 18K yellow gold cylinder
Four: Sand cast sterling silver, pearl, 18K gold bead


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K gold, jade, pearl


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K gold, jade


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K gold, coral, pearl


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K & 22K gold, red mosaic glass, pearl


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

Sterling silver, 18K & 22K gold, turquoise, coral beads


Artwork Inquire Form

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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Yoshiko Yamamoto

Ring. 18K & 22K gold, diamonds


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Sterling silver, 18K gold


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Disc Triangle Pattern Ring

18K yellow gold, 24K gold, jade


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Necklace and Double Cone Necklace

Left: 18K gold, quartz crystal beads, lapis lazuli, jade, freshwater pearl, tourmaline, rubelite, turquoise, chalcedony
Right: 18K gold double cones


Artwork Inquire Form

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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Brooch

20K gold with granulation


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Coral Beads

Necklace. 18K gold, coral beads


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Yoshiko Yamamoto

Pendant or brooch. 18K & 22K gold, opal, pink quartz, freshwater pearl, ruby, blue topaz


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Double Finger Ring

18K yellow and white gold


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Sterling silver, plastic, murano glass bead


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Oxidized sterling silver, plastic


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Blue Pearl Ring

18K yellow and white gold, blue pearl


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Blue Pearl Ring

18K yellow and white gold, blue pearl


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×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Rebirth

Necklace. 18K & 22K gold, split boulder opal, pink crystal quartz, champaign diamonds


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

Left: 18K & 22K gold, split boulder opals, freshwater pearls
Right: 18K gold forged wire loops


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Rings

Left: Hammered oxidized sterling silver.
Right: Reticulated oxidized sterling silver, 18K gold


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Oxidized terling silver, three colored tourmalines


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Oxidized terling silver, three colored tourmalines


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K yellow gold, freshwater pearls


Artwork Inquire Form

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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

18K yellow gold, 22K gold, lapis lazuli


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Rings

One: 18K yellow gold, 22K gold, lapis lazuli
Two: Double roof fold-formed 18K yellow gold
Three: 18K yellow gold cylinder
Four: Sand cast sterling silver, pearl, 18K gold bead


Artwork Inquire Form

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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K gold, jade, pearl


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K gold, jade


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K gold, coral, pearl


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

18K & 22K gold, red mosaic glass, pearl


Artwork Inquire Form

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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Earrings

Sterling silver, 18K & 22K gold, turquoise, coral beads


Artwork Inquire Form

×

Yoshiko Yamamoto
Yoshiko Yamamoto

Ring. 18K & 22K gold, diamonds


Artwork Inquire Form

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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Ring

Sterling silver, 18K gold


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Yoshiko Yamamoto
Disc Triangle Pattern Ring

18K yellow gold, 24K gold, jade


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Yoshiko Yamamoto, the recipient of Ford and Mellon Foundation Grants for the Arts, makes elegant pieces that sing with timeless beauty. Her necklaces and brooches of delicately hammered gold and semiprecious stones of lapis lazuli, jade, tourmaline, rubelite, turquoise and chalcedony beads, are inspired by Etruscan and Egyptian jewels.

Statement

When I began creating, I worked primarily with non ferrous metals (copper, bronze, and brass; silver and gold) as a medium for creating small scale objects, sculptures, and personal adornment pieces. Over the years, my vision has expanded from formal technical skill of traditional silversmithing, precious metal jewelry to paper, plastic, found/recycled materials in making jewelry and objects. As a maker of things, I always enjoy and welcome new challenges.

Selected Collections:

  • Long Beach Art Museum, CA
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  • Numerous private collections throughout the United States and internationally