by "the Noisy Plume" (Jillian Lukiwski ) on Etsy - "Big Furious Bloom" sterling, copper, enamel www.thenoisyplume...
1000-1200, Kievan Rus'. Cloisonné enamel, gold. Chains, called riazni, were created from small cloisonné enamel medallions. The chains may have joined layers of dress, been worn as necklaces or bracelets, or used to suspend circular or crescent-shaped pendants known as temple pendants or kolti.
Kathryn Osgood is a studio jeweler, enamelist and assistant professor at College of The Albemarle in Manteo, NC. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Maine and her Master of Fine Arts degree from East Carolina University. Her fabricated and enameled jewelry pieces are inspired by botanical forms and the flora and fauna of her coastal North Carolina environment.