Fine jewelry

Void Risk (energy in/energy out)

Void Risk (energy in/energy out) is fabricated from copper, brass, and powdercoat. Inspiration for this piece includes vortex coils, futuristic space devices, and medical tools.

lily pad ring

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…

Silver Bowknot Ring

Bows, and knots in general, are ancient symbols of strength, unions, ties that bind but also of loyalty and beauty. With the Silver Bowknot Ring , I have updated the classic bowknot by making it a real statement and placing…

Cratageus monogyna

Inspired by research on Porto’s natural landscape and FUTURO – 100,000 Trees Project goal of reforesting the Portuguese city, Kendall Reiss created three rings to highlight indigenous tree species for Tincal Lab Challenge 2021: Jewelry & Nature. Located near Tincal…

Reimagining Blombos Silver Brooch

Shells are homes: places of refuge. They have been used for jewellery-making for at least 150,000 years. My Conchology project takes inspiration from prehistoric jewellery models to explore the contemporary concept of home, displacement, and the importance of safe havens.

Amaya

This pendant is a piece from my upcoming capsule collection which translates Victorian architectural design elements into wearable jewelry. New motherhood is a delightful, challenging experience filled with moments of pure joy and amazement. One particular delight I had when…

Blue Topaz Necklace from Water is Life Series

Over the course of my career, I have honed my skills, learning from and alongside other artists. I have integrated the lessons these artists taught and carry forward their lineage as well. In July of 2011, I almost lost the…

Golden rings

These “14 karat gold and diamond rings” are from a series that explored gear forms. I enjoy making limited edition and one-of-a-kind pieces. These rings are a combination of traditional metalsmithing techniques.

乌龙茶 (Oolong Tea)

I draw upon the stories of people who have experienced nostalgia to identify a sense of belonging to home. I create familiar objects specific to the stories of diasporic peoples to establish a connection between myself and the viewer or…

Broken Column

I have always been interested in the life and paintings of Frida Kahlo especially Broken Column, an oil on masonite painted in 1944 shortly after she had spinal surgery to correct on-going problems which had resulted from a serious traffic…

HauteboxxxSS22

Using the power of sound and music, my work becomes activated by not only the wearer, but the audience. Wearable objects that emulate surreal depictions of my own body are integrated with Bluetooth speakers that can be paired with a…

Architectonic Ring

For this sculptural platinum ring, I was inspired by Futurist architecture, not one specific building but more an aesthetic. Architects such as Adrian Wilson, Charles Lucian, and Vincent Callebaut have come up with some futurist concepts of what the green…

Tentacles

Going through the day distracted by people, places and things has us all feeling a bit this way – now more than ever. Spread far and wide, multitasking with tentacles, in many directions. A reminder is due to pause each…

Watermelon Tourmaline and Dendritic Agate Earrings

I create wearable art pieces for charismatic, bold, confident, earthy, impeccably imperfect souls. I am inspired by nature and all her organic forms, from the simple to the intricate. I appreciate the way the metal collaborates with me, providing its…

War and Peace Choke Her

Handmade Argentium Silver Chain Maille necklace, Chasing and Repoussé Argentium Silver Medieval Shields, Hand Fabricated 22k Gold Peace Sign and Teardrop Garnet Bezels, Wire wrapped Pearl drops and Plastic Toy Guns. Symbols, Unfortunately timeless: Chain Maille necklace- War throughout history….

big EARTH energy (rock)

Using the tactile sterility of industrial materials to offset organic forms in nature, an association is drawn between the natural and the manufactured. This comments on the imminent perishing of our natural environment due, in part, to the decisions deemed…

Lonesome Hyacinth

You can put on a pretty face, and act like everything is fine. But the crushing weight of the world still holds up in the back of your mind. Tucked into the shadows, aching loneliness and sorrow; the feelings no…

Orchid Brooch

Plique a jour orchid in fine silver with pink sapphire.

Dimension Walkers

My name is Ellie Garvey and I am an Indianapolis-based jewelry artist and children’s book writer/illustrator. In both mediums, my work employs complex patterning, floral motifs, and the beauty of nature to evoke sentiment and promote a sense of well-being….

Happiness is Regulated by Your Success

My work combines traditional fabrication techniques and limited production-manufacturing tools. I often think of my creative practice as an exercise in discursive design. Discursive design treats objects principally as transmitters of substantive ideas, rather than instruments of utility. I see…

Remembering

A one of a kind ring of sterling silver, 22k gold, natural surface Lapis, Opal and Uvarovite.

Regal Bangle

The Regal Bangle is intricately hand fabricated in Argentium Silver, a lovely example of one of Jen Surine’s signature Openwork designs. This statement bangle utilizes bold lines and numerous connections wrapping all the way around the tapered band. Connections is…

Joy Series#2

The piece I am submitting does along with my interest in shapes forms and textures. It also encompasses my love of color. It is a necklace that is like a series of little paintings or sculptures . I made this…

What Grows From Sorrow

Plants are quiet, slow-moving metaphors of existence. I am captivated by the poignant analogies between plant life and humanity. The botanical world is teeming with exquisite and aesthetic examples of the relationship between form and function. Behind the thorns and…

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