How a District Court Judge Came to Make Jewelry From Pearls, Sea Glass, Buttons and Semiprecious Stones

People: Faith Hochberg
Photo by Marsden Epworth

Faith Hochberg leads the way into her Lakeville studio where paints, canvases, works in progress fight for space with a worktable covered with saucers of jewels — semiprecious stones, jet, pottery fragments, art, river and sea glass, pearls, buttons, beads, raffia and gold wire ­­— on the way to becoming necklaces.

Wait. Do I have the right Faith Hochberg? The Harvard-educated attorney? The sharp-eyed parser of facts whose analytic abilities and talent for unraveling complex issues prompted her appointment as a District Court Judge?

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