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Santa Fe Artisans Event Benefiting the AFB Center on Vision Loss

A delightful shopping experience featuring original creations from nationally recognized designers Kathryn Roth and Laura Sheppherd was held October 11, 12 and 13, 2012 at Dallas' distinctive Tolkien-inspired cottage and gardens, hosted by AFB Center on Vision Loss Board member, Phyllis Glazer. Approximately 150 guests enjoyed this unique shopping experience and tours of the Tolkien cottage, Hobbit House and gardens.

A special thanks to Kathryn, Laura, and Phyllis for helping us expand possibilities for people with vision loss.

Examples of jewelry at the event

Examples of jewelry at the event



Entrance to the Tolkien Inspired Cottage

Entrance to the Tolkien Inspired Cottage



Phyllis Glazer, AFB Center on Vision Loss Board member and hostess of the event with Kathryn Roth, Santa Fe Fiber Artist and Judy Scott, Director of AFB Center on Vision Loss

Phyllis Glazer, AFB Center on Vision Loss Board member and hostess of the event with Kathryn Roth, Santa Fe Fiber Artist and Judy Scott, Director of AFB Center on Vision Loss



Susy Kimbler, AFB Center on Vision Loss Board member with Pat Silver, Laura Sheppherd Salon de Couture

Susy Kimbler, AFB Center on Vision Loss Board member with Pat Silver, Laura Sheppherd Salon de Couture



Kathryn Roth, Santa Fe Fiber Artist with Judy Scott, Director AFB Center on Vision Loss

Kathryn Roth, Santa Fe Fiber Artist with Judy Scott, Director AFB Center on Vision Loss



Phyllis Glazer, AFB Center on Vision Loss Board member and hostess of the event wearing an original design by Laura Sheppherd accessorized with a Masha Archer necklace

Phyllis Glazer, AFB Center on Vision Loss Board member and hostess of the event wearing an original design by Laura Sheppherd accessorized with a Masha Archer necklace



Jan Strimple with Barbara Hunt Crow

Jan Strimple, international couture model and fashion show producer, Jan Strimple Productions, with Barbara Hunt Crow



Marilyn Tonkon and Lois Wolf with Kathryn Roth, Santa Fe Fiber Artist

Marilyn Tonkon and Lois Wolf with Kathryn Roth, Santa Fe Fiber Artist



Jan Strimple, hostess of the Friday, October 12, 2012 shopping experience wearing items from Laura Sheppherd Salon de Couture

Jan Strimple, hostess of the Friday, October 12, 2012 shopping experience wearing items from Laura Sheppherd Salon de Couture



Kathryn Roth, Bobbie Sue Williams, AFB Center on Vision Loss Board Member with Billie Leigh Rippey, wearing a Kathryn Roth shawl

Kathryn Roth, Bobbie Sue Williams, AFB Center on Vision Loss Board Member with Billie Leigh Rippey, wearing a Kathryn Roth shawl



Karen Seanor, Jan Strimple and Bobbie Sue Williams

Karen Seanor, Jan Strimple, and Bobbie Sue Williams



Lynn Dealey with Jan Strimple, each wearing Masha Archer jewelry

Lynn Dealey with Jan Strimple, each wearing Masha Archer jewelry



Barbara Hunt Crow, Ramona Jones, and Bobbie Sue Williams

Barbara Hunt Crow, Ramona Jones, and Bobbie Sue Williams



Phyllis Glazer and Laura Sheppherd with a sampling of Laura's original creations

Phyllis Glazer and Laura Sheppherd with a sampling of Laura's original creations

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