About Karen Lorene

Karen Lorene is owner of Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery in Seattle, Washington. She has appraised antique jewelry since 1972. She received her BA and BFA from the University of Washington as well as the school’s Certificate in Writing. She edited and published Signs of Life literary journal from 2005 to 2014. Building a Business, Building a Life: A Memoir, appeared in Fall 2011, followed by two novels,Dancing With Bear in 2013 and Tilling Time/Telling Time in 2014. Find out more at her website