Arts InSight

Houston’s Mariquita Masterson Fuses Jewelry and Fashion to Create Wearable Art

The Masterson family has given a lot to the world of art – writer Horton Foote, director Peter Masterson, actress Mary Stuart Masterson, and Houston jewelry designer Mariquita Masterson. Raised in Mexico City, Mariquita had the opportunity to be exposed to many art forms early in life – from music to museums – but it […]

Jewelry Designer Mariquita Masterson - Arts InSight - HPMThe Masterson family has given a lot to the world of art – writer Horton Foote, director Peter Masterson, actress Mary Stuart Masterson, and Houston jewelry designer Mariquita Masterson.

Raised in Mexico City, Mariquita had the opportunity to be exposed to many art forms early in life – from music to museums – but it was the inspiration she found in the everyday beauty of rocks along a chilly riverbed that lead to her love of jewelry.

Today, she's recognized the world over for her bold, vibrant, glass necklaces and earrings.

In the video below, she tells us more about her work in an interview from a recent edition of Arts InSight, which airs Friday nights at 8:30 on Houston Public Media TV 8.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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