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Upcoming Shows

Curliosity will be exhibiting at various shows in Arizona and the southwest during the Winter and Spring 2022 season. Additional shows are being planned; confirmed shows are listed below. Please come out and see us!

Tempe Mill Avenue Art Festival
Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ
Fri-Sun; Mar 25-27, 10-5:30 daily   free admission   This Weekend
Booth Number: 1431
  (On Mill, between 7th and University, facing west, opposite Great Clips)
Booth map


Flagstaff July 4th Weekend Art Show
Wheeler Park, Flagstaff, AZ
Fri July 2, 9-5; Sat July 3, 9-5; Sun July 4, 9-4   free admission



Please check back... the schedule is updated promptly as new shows are confirmed.


About the Artist

Maryann Hamel is a local artist whose work features a southwest design that is expressed through copper, brass and semi-precious stones. Maryann works from her studio in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she creates a variety of functional and decorative items: blown-glass vase holders, wind chimes, holiday ornaments, spinning wind sculptures and decorative bookmarks.

Maryann exhibits at art shows throughout the southwest, and her work has been used for fundraising events by Brandeis University, the John C. Lincoln Memorial Hospital, the Phoenix Art Museum League and other organizations. Maryann's work has become increasingly popular with residents of the southwest, and with visitors who like to bring home souvenirs and gifts.



If there was a "Periodic Table of Artists," this would be our entry:

Curliosity Copper Art Booth




Customers Love Curliosity!

It's been gratifying to hear back from so many of our customers about our art work. Here are just a few of the comments we've received:

"I've now given your Christmas ornaments to family for the third year in a row, and each time they have been very well received. Looks like I've started a tradition!"

-- Pauline O.

"My daughter was delighted with the wind chime I gave her! It's the perfect item for her backyard porch."

-- Christine T.

"Your pieces are unlike anything I've seen before. We decorate with a Southwest style, and your items are now the highlight of our home."

-- Vicki R.

"As a man who has had some experience working with metals, I can appreciate your workmanship and attention to detail. My wife was very pleased with the wind chime I purchased."

-- Ron G.

"The angel ornament I bought for my aunt made an old lady very happy. Just thought you'd like to know. See you again when you come to Tucson..."

-- Donna A.

"The face mirror is adorable! The minute I saw it I just had to have it. Enjoyed seeing you again at the Carefree show."

-- Sarah P.

"Your prices are so good I'm buying Christmas presents for people I don't even like."

-- unknown shopper

"This one's freakin' awesome!!"

-- young female shopper, looking at a glass ball chime

"Already I'm bored."

-- unknown husband

Welcome to our website!

Curliosity Metalworks designs and produces functional and decorative objects from brass and copper. Our items are all original designs and are handmade by Maryann Hamel. Most of our items are made from hand-pounded copper wire, which results in many facets that catch and reflect light. Silver and semi-precious stones are also used to accent some pieces.

Our website features photographs of some of our most popular ornaments for this year, including many new designs. Please take a few moments to enjoy our offerings... you might find the perfect gift or decorating item you've been looking for!!

New Ornament Designs

Check out our new designs: On top is our new bird design with a heart hanging from its beak on a light chain. Brass and copper wire are used throughout. A colorful heart hangs from the tail of our new cat ornament. Brass whiskers and a brass heart on the cat's chest complete the design. Our popular dog ornament is back with a red metal scarf to keep his neck warm through the holiday season. An ornament might be the perfect gift for a friend or family member. Each ornament comes in a gift box, and is easily shipped.




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Curliosity is a trademark of Maryann Hamel and Curliosity Metalworks.
All designs are original creations of Curliosity Metalworks and are protected by U.S. Copyright Law.