Recycled material

LUDINGTON

Ravens intrigue me. They are the stuff of myth and legend in many cultures. Throughout history, Ravens have been considered magical: complex and contradictory. They have been associated with wisdom, prophecy: good fortune as well as trickery and evil. These…

Bexar County. 53. San Antonio I

Every year, thousands of desperate souls make the perilous journey through the dessert to cross the border towards the hope of better life. Many don’t make it. My series “Badges of Dishonor” commemorates the lost souls which made it to…

Intense Extreme Flower Pin

These flower pins are a symbol of sustainability & environmental awareness. They are constructed from post-consumer tin & plastic trash from food & product packaging. My commitment to “reuse” consumer waste started from a sense of social responsibility. These materials…

My Lucky Cuff

This cuff is hand fabricated using traditional methods. I am currently working in mixed metals, this piece is composed of Silver, 14K, 18K, and 22K, psilomelane drusy, orthoceras, black diamonds, and white diamonds. One-of-a-kind. I enjoy mixing the precious and…

#2693 Peaceful night, Shelter them

Inspired by this 1915 WWI Rene’ Lalique “Orphans of the Armies” medal, respectfully held in place with cold connections. The vulnerable figures of woman and 2 babies are bound together by fear and compassion. My piece is designed to shelter…

SwingLine

We enjoy using a common material to make uncommon works. We have chosen to work with anodized aluminum as the basis of our jewelry due to its light weight, strength and array of vibrant colors. Our work expresses balance and…

Pieces

I am an independent jewelry artist. I specialize in repurposing and recycling gold. My specialty is making chains. I also make pieces I call memory pieces from sentimental pieces that are no longer stylish, and give them a new updated…

Momento Series

Memento Mori Pendant Translated literally as “remember death,” a memento mori serves as a reminder of the inevitability of death, in order that life is then lived to its fullest. I carved this coffin-shaped amber to evoke a meaningful memory,…

Life Sized Black Chicken Sculpture, Public Art Piece for Brockway High School, Future Farmers of America

A fundamental aspect in my own work is the development of individual expression through metal. As a metalsmith I consider function to be an important aspect in my jewelry, wearable art and objects. I design jewelry that can be worn…

Endangered Earth

Title: Endangered Earth Materials: Electroformed Copper, Sterling Silver, Vitreous Enamel, Black Coral, Recycled Elephant Ivory Piano Key Concept: This brooch symbolizes the struggles, transitions and surprises of our planet earth and our entanglement in its wondrous, beautiful web.

Pisces

As a designer and metalsmith I am inspired by our natural world. In this piece I wanted to showcase the grace of two pisces fish and the sparkle of bubbles through metal and diamonds. Using the technique of chasing and…

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Gleichgewicht is an ongoing body of graphic metalworks which catalog the voids we seek to fill, the equilibrium we long to attain. The bold visual language of vigilance reflects the raw nature of a corrosive society. Nüll link chains ponder…

breathe 12

breathe As an artist working with adornment, I am particularly interested in the relationship between object and wearer. In my jewelry I explore the creation of self-awareness and the transformation of intimate physical understandings of the body. Is it possible…

Inspired by Duck Creek

Living in Arizona, having a German and Namibian background, I create fine art jewelry pieces in my studio. As an artist, I am not taught in traditional jewelry making. Furthermore, I consider myself an interpreter who allows for the spirit…

Moving Target

Throughout all of human history, there has been a fascination with the idea of self. Whether it is crudely rendered with pigment and animal fat smeared on a cave wall or snapped on a phone and augmented with the latest…

Timelessness x 2

As a big fan of 1930’s and 40’s movies and fashion, I used to spend hours poring over archived editions of WWD, Look Magazine, Vogue and from the 50’s Jet and Ebony Magazines. The fit, the structure and expert tailoring…

Viking Ship of Bones earrings

Viking ships were known for their intimidating silhouette of a monster. Arriving by sail or by oar, the dragon head on the ship’s bow and tail on the stern must have appeared monstrous indeed. I see the forms of vessels…

Spring Radiolaria

Spring Radiolaria brooch/necklace began as an enlarged hand drawing of a microscopic creature. Mental deconstructing the zooplankton during the hand drawing phase, I morphed the creatures into flat layers which would rebuild as a 3D form. CAD software ingested the…

Thibault’s Favorite

The Artist describes this work as a rotary-blade slicer used for cutting pizza. The unique blade configuration and mounting fixture in the form of a lobster “crusher” claw is unprecedented, and a heretofore unknown configuration found among culinary implements. This…

Industrial vs Nature

I fabricate quirky brooches based on repetition and mechanized patterns. I am selecting discarded materials and distinct color combinations and re-inventing these into geological stratum-like pieces. My methodology is consistent, fabricating using classic silversmithing and stone setting techniques, merging these…

ice pin for Larry

My studio practice is an exploration of ideas. Starting with the familiar; fragments from nature, memories or reflections, I begin by building studies. The process of making, from the choice of materials to how the piece is fabricated continually informs…

Family Tree

“Family Tree” is a captivating earring art piece that encapsulates the essence of cherished childhood memories through the innovative use of recycled plastic. This unique creation features an array of meticulously crafted family portraits. The interplay of the eco-conscious choice…

Chronos

I often start with a castoff piece of enamel or silver that just seems like it might have a story to tell. This torch fired enamel was plucked from a box in a moment of boredom and sat on the…

ARCHAEA 1.1.2

A multidisciplinary artist, she mainly works in the discipline of jewellery, photography and drawing. Her approach revolves around questions of power issues, as well as the construction of identity in a given space-time. The properties of materials and their power…

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