Karen Lorene is owner of Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery in Seattle, Washington. Karen became a Senior Member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers in 1995 and served as an appraiser on “Antiques Roadshow” from 1996 to 2002. With over 42 years of retail experience, Karen promotes jewelry arts through numerous exhibitions, publications, lectures and events. In her free time, Karen has authored and published five books, as well as a yearly literary magazine for the past 11 years. In the rest of her free time, she has served on the boards of Jewelry Historians, Artists Unlimited, Pratt Fine Arts Center (Seattle), Artists Trust, and The Society of North American Goldsmiths.