Working with a variety of materials, from sterling silver and niobium to leaves and wood, Marina Sheetikoff explores shapes and textures in her quest to “go beyond the adornment”. And her pieces manage to do just that: fun, colorful explorations into volume made from the hypoallergenic niobium; detailed, delicate tiaras
Archive for the ‘Jewelry’ Category
Jose Marin discovered his passion for jewelry during his childhood years, while playing in his father’s workshop. Since then he has exhibited his collection in Europe and he was a finalist for the 2013 Annual Craftsmanship Awards in his native Spain, for his techniques with precious metals. He was inspired by and
Quirky and artistic, Monika Krol’s jewelry is created from a mix of precious materials such as gold and sterling silver with vintage found objects. Discarded plastic toys, doilies or cards are being given a new purpose and common household appliances replace precious stones: a tub and telephone adorn her
Katey Brunini’s adornments are inspired by the beautiful natural settings of her numerous travel destinations. Mixing precious metals such as platinum, gold and sterling silver with diamonds, crystals, pearls, gemstones and even surprising materials such as bone, fossilized walrus tusk or cocobolo wood she creates
Embedded in each of Alexandra Abraham’s bangles are objects she collected herself, from pebbles and shells discovered in her childhood beach trips, jewels from friends and family, vintage brooches, coins, bijoux, buttons and beads to glass fragments found on the Thames Foreshore and faux pearls. These objects
Andrea Williams creates stunning jewelry using beach stones she collects, recycled and ethically sourced metals, lab-grown gems and Venetian glass. Nature is present in every piece not only through her choice of materials and eco-conscious approach, but also her design. The gray and black stones serve as
Linda MacNeil’s love of material, technical precision and attention to detail can be seen in each of her pieces. Whether she sculpts delightful flower inspired brooches or geometrical, sculptural neck collars, the forms and vivid colors she creates by combining materials such as glass and gold are mesmerizing.
Kelly McCallum’s fascination with taxidermy began at a young age after visiting Norman Elder’s house and viewing his extensive collection. Through her shocking, bizarrely beautiful sculptures she explores death and its effects, the way we react to change and give new meaning to old things, and celebrates the animals beauty
Bringing sculpture and jewelry together by using rings as a platform for detailed sculptures, Rebecca Rose’s sculpturings are the result of an arduous process which begins with kit bashing, constructing the plastic/wax positive from found, burnable objects. By casting the rings in sterling silver and bronze she succeeds in drawing attention to form and textures. Her beautiful statement rings are
Using a wide variety of materials and techniques, such as the 17th-century Japanese Mokume-gane, Ezra Satok-Wolman meticulously hand-crafts jewelry with incredible details. There is a beautiful symmetry to all his pieces, intertwined with elegant lines, surprising shapes and vibrant colors. The textures he combines
Handmade and unique, Karl Fritsch’s creations are whimsical and unconventional. He playfully mixes unusual materials and traditional techniques. Arrays of colorful precious and non precious stones or rusty nails sit atop intentionally imperfectly finished rings. So sculptural and intricate are his works that with each view
Angela Ciobanu’s hand-made, minimalist rings are inspired by architecture and Euclidean geometry. She works primarily with metals, especially silver and gold, using precious and semi-precious stones to accentuate the clean, geometrical lines. The beauty of her pieces lays in the consistency of the metals combined
For his jewelry, Dauvit Alexander draws inspiration from Renaissance jewelery and silverwares, the late middle-ages, literature, music and the various found objects and materials he works with. To create the beautiful Cocktail Rings Of The Apocalypse, 4 in number and named after the infamous Horsemen, he merged found industrial-type objects such as steel conduits and corroded gas pipe with colorful tourmaline or a delicate porcelain cameo. Indeed fitted for the Horsemen
We have already featured Julia Watkins beautiful energy paintings, but she also creates jewelry. Based on her award winning paintings, these amazing pieces of jewelry are made from fired resin, ground opal on a metallic image. Wild stallions, lions, wolves, dolphins and metaphysical moon dancers adorn each piece.