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Christine DesJardins Profile (2014)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-10-18

Duration: 00:03:58

Subjects: DesJardins, Christine | JEWELRY | Arts


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • DesJardins, Christine Interviewee


This segment from the October 18, 2014, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Donna LaFleur’s interview with Christine DesJardins, a jewelry designer from New Orleans. She discusses: the materials she uses in her pieces; her use of the Lotus pod in her designs; the history and significance of the North American Lotus in the Cajun and Native American cultures; and her transition into a career as a counselor. Host: James Fox-Smith