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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…

Small Chunk Necklace

Made from silver plate tray, brass wire fused with bits of silver. The thin layer of silver on the brass plate has moved, clumped, and revealed some of the underlying brass. Because the metal has a rough patina, I don’t…

Siblings 02

Siblings. Similar yet so different. Push and pull. You and me. Growing up together, we shared everything. The same womb, our mother’s lap. We took our baths together, slept in the same bed. Every time I turned my head, you…

The Resilient Ginkgo

These earrings were featured in New York City Jewelry Week in November, 2022 in the SNAG Gallery in Industrial City, Queens, NY. They feature ginkgo leaves patterned on leaves found in Wellsville, NY. Ginkgo trees can grow in a wide…

Shell Reliquary Necklace

My work celebrates the sacredness of the mundane. Religious reliquaries and talismans house ordinary objects such as wood, bone and cloth considered to be holy because of an association with saints or gurus. My reliquaries and talismans present ordinary objects…

Big rock

Jewelry is a way to creatively express the values of both the wearer and the maker. In this piece, the overscaled gemstone might comment on overt displays of wealth, reference hip-hop culture, or simply show an attraction to the beautiful…

Seasons

I find inspiration in the world around me; nature, shapes, colors, doors, buildings. You name it, everything has potential to be turned into jewelry. For this piece, I took inspiration from nature depicting changing seasons, namely, falling leaves, changing colors,…

Waves on the Lake

The natural world is my starting point. Whether in New England, the Adirondacks, or the Midwest, I watch the motion of the waves at the beach, the swaying grasses in the river, the connection between the tree trunk and its…

Curled Pod brooch

I often use diverse materials with metal and Curled Pod brooch is made of laminated bent maple wood and steel wire. It is part of my Florilegium Project which explores our relationship with plant matter in the celebration of life’s…

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…

Allegories of Jewelry #31

This brooch is from a new series titled “Allegories of Jewelry.” They are about four fundamental attributes of wearable jewelry: Relationship to the Body; Deorativeness; Eroticism; and Relationship to Touch. Together, these four qualities define the power of jewelry: its…

Carnelian Duesy Earrings–after a 1930 Model J Duesenberg

The Duesy earrings are based on my seeing for the first time the incredibly beautiful 1930 Model J Duesenberg car in an auto museum, now closed, in Sam Marcos, Texas. There was both a red Duesy and a blue Duesy,…

Whole in the Hole Earrings

These earrings were created architecturally, consisting of sterling silver hollow forms and freshwater pearls. This type of designing and fabricating appeals to me because I am able to use a seemingly random shape but build it in a way that…

Star pod

My work is a celebration of life and a testimony to it’s splendor. Known in the ALCHEMICAL TEXT as the “Splendor Solis” or splendor of the Sun. I am inspired by liquid forms, conception, DNA, pods and gestation. I attempt…

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…

Broken Waters #4

I created this work in response to the multitude of vulnerable experiences I had as a mother of young twins. Filling the sac with liquid, protected only by a thin membrane is a metaphor for what it was like to…

Precipe

For the artist, this cuff symbolizes the year 2020. All that we know, seems to be breaking free of its foundation and sending us plummeting over a cliff into an abyss of isolation and fear. The world seems to be…

The Cosmic Ring

The Power of Rings. What makes a ring powerful? Is it the interplay of shifting light, shadow, and depth created by the unique combination of colors, or is it the vintage surface that recalls memories and projects unmistakable power? I…

The Hungry Cormorant

My mother liked to tell me about Chinese cultural traditions when reminded by an event or a sight in our surroundings. I clung to these stories as a connection to a culture and history that I felt isolated from. I…

Fruit Ants

This piece is an all around laser etched ants and pierced mother of pearl fruits with sterling silver backings, and 18K yellow gold prongs.

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…

Transcience

This ring is part of my collection, ‘Transience’, expressing that transience of chaos. That, whilst a feeling of chaos and loss of control can overshadow everything at times, with the passing of time there is always a space created for…

Tiger Stripe Moth

This work is my interpretation of the pattern of the and color I see in nature. A combination of transparent and painting enamel were used to create this piece. I like the balance the enamel itself and the bolder lines…

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