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In the Studio with Metalsmith Barbara Klar

10 Things to Know about Metalsmith Barbara Klar

July 10, 2022

Let’s get personal with upstate New York, metalsmith and jewelry designer, Barbara Klar.  Barbara’s art-wear is worn by rock stars, celebrities and fans of unique, attention-getting things of beauty. She has been recognized on the editorial pages of Vogue, WWD, The New York Times and In-Style Magazine. Her work has been featured on television shows including “Friends,” “Veronica’s Closet” and “Judging Amy.” Film credits have included “Meet The Parents,” Wall Street,” “High Art” and The Eurythmics’ “Missionary Man” video.

Here are Ten ways she spends her time in Upstate NY.

Inside+Out Upstate NY recently got together with Barbara.  Read the full  exclusive interview here > We Are Upstate NY with Barbara Klar

metalworks by Barbara Klar

Photos: Franco Vogt for Inside+Out Upstate. NY

What are you reading?

I read the “Daily Word” every day.

What are you watching?

Anything and everything. I adored The Gilded Age.

What are you listening to?

The Bush Tetras, The Verbs, Squrl and Radio Woodstock!

Name your favorite podcasts
Dear Chelsea, Don’t Ask Tig, Death Sex and Money,
WTF with Marc Maron, Sway, Here’s the Thing with Alec Balwin
The Unexplained with Howard Hughes (not THAT HH)

Name three things always in your fridge/pantry
Fruit, vegetables, and protein

Favorite Hudson Valley Restaurant? 
Le Petit Bistro in Rhinebeck

Favorite Hudson Valley Music Venues? 
The Bearsville Theater, The Colony and the Falcon

What is your favorite local view? 
The view from the Poet’s/Artists walk at North/South Lake

What would be your dream Local Staycation?

A weekend at Mohonk

If you could have one superpower what would it be?
I would love to be able to read people’s minds although perhaps that might be too disturbing.


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