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BEETLE Bug pendant

Inspired by motifs from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, I try to interpret the details of what defined these eras into modern, minimal jewelry and big, bold, statement pieces. My primary materials are sterling silver, copper and titanium—adding color through…

Waterpot

Jim Cotter handcrafts each piece of work, from start to finish, in his Minturn, Colorado studio. Specializing in the lost wax casting process his designs are full of movement, fluidity, and texture.  Jim is known as a maverick and pioneer…

Home Alone

“Home Alone”. I created this piece during the shelter-in-place of 2020 and it’s all fabricated from 165 feet of hand mill rolled 1/8” silicon bronze rod. Each of the individual bronze pieces were TIG welded together to create a safe…

Teton Statement Necklace

The beauty of the natural world such as the floral whorls of lupine and dramatic landscapes of the Tetons inspire me to co-create with the earth. Traditional metalsmithing techniques allow me to transform raw materials into wearable works of art….

Cuff for the Alluvial Fan

This is a bracelet fabricated from copper, argentium silver, and fine silver mesh. The textures and form are my response to visiting the Alluvial Fan at Rocky Mountain National Park.

Age of Compromise

My personal craft practice is an exploration of self, environment, body adornment, and nostalgia. I rely on jewelry formats as systems to analyze my environment while also searching for a time/place of belonging. The traditional hand skills of decorative arts/crafts…

Temporal Resonance #33 & 34

My work explores the idea of control: both in the physical world and within our own consciousness. I am fascinated by the means of control we encounter and the unseen structures and systems that modify our experiential reality. This tension…

Voronoi Peaks Multiple Triangle Articulated Pendant

From Erika: “I love that I can take my ideas and leverage the same CAD software used to design buildings, household products, landscapes and furniture to realize my jewelry designs. Or that I can start and finish a project on…

Opal Japan Sea Ring

When I think about metals and gemstones, I think about what had to happen for them to appear, the exploration that brought them to our attention, how they light a fire in our imagination, and I see this all encompassing…

Seed of Temptation (Phytolacca)

I view my work in jewelry as moments in a life’s journey; a response to the mysteries and ambiguities of existence.

Balance & Demarcation Cuff

Linda Seebauer Hansen is a visual artist and educator who creates two and three dimensional works in metal and mixed media. She uses a variety of techniques and processes to construct sculpture and jewelry into textural and volumetric works. She…

Salt & Hewn

The way we adorn ourselves speaks a thousand words. The jewelry you will find here is meant to live with you. It is to take you to the casually luxurious and beyond. I make each piece with care and curiosity…

Object of Transition: Devotion #1

Creating work on loss, for well over a decade, has given me a unique perspective on compassion and enduring love. I am using the past work and ideas as a springboard to look deeply at what empathy means and what…

Hallux Valgus

I have a rare incurable degenerative collagen disorder called hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. It causes many difficult symptoms, including unstable joints that dislocate extremely easily. In 2014, I had surgery to correct an agonizing dislocation in my left foot. My surgeon…

Sunlight in Trees Necklace, detail

I am amazed by the complexity and beauty of the natural world. My ongoing series of work is focused on the origins of life on Earth, evolution, and the carbon cycle. As a jeweler and metalsmith, I am fascinated with…

Seedpod

Imagine a springtime breeze, the sound of trees, and a helicopter seedpod spun down from a giant maple, weaving her way around your finger, beginning to dance and sprout right there, on your body, in your eyes… that is this…

3-stone Bezel Set Emerald Cut Sapphire Ring

18K yellow gold bezel set emerald cut ring with one 4.55ct. certified vivid pink sapphire, one 3.04ct. orange sapphire, and one 2.01ct. teal sapphire, 9.60ct. total weight

Small Luna Moth

I work with my son Ethan. You can see us work in our studio on the jewelry episode of Craft in America.  

The Angler

The shape we associate with an angler fish is typically that of the female. The males are significantly smaller and will fuse themselves onto the females to mate and receive nourishment. They remain there till death. While woman of the…

Titiania and Isolde (Gown by Atelier des Modistes)

Imaginal Cell Series ~Bespoke Hair Accessories When a caterpillar experiences metamorphosis, it must first come to terms with its mortality. Amorphous cells, known as Imaginal Cells, multiply within the chrysalis, impervious to the caterpillar’s immune system. When the Imaginal Cells…

Wary Welcome: A Reliquary for the Doorbell

This piece questions what goes through the mind of an individual when the doorbell rings. For some, the idea of an in-person visitor may incite anticipation and excitement to see who is at the door, for others, it may induce…

RE:structure – hand of rings

These rings are part of my RE:structure collection of pieces inspired by a trip to the Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland in the Summer of 2022. I was awestruck by the scale and natural geometry of one of the wonders of…

Sea Breeze Necklace and Earrings

The work I am submitting is very personal. It is a little piece of home away from home. It is also a reflection on my journey as a creative and a maker. I am originally from Normandie, France. Every year…

42.23 (f)

In 1973 Texas made the Texas obscenity statute against “lewd” and “obscene devices” in interest of the well-being of the Public, in which made it illegal to own more than six or more obscene devices. The artist wanted to show…

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