Dinah Lee - Italy, Florence, Alchimia Scuola di Gioielleria - Sontob 2.0, 2012, brooch, ceramic, silver, alpaca - 55 x 15 x 15 mm - My investigation into the human hand as seen through Korean art and culture led me to focus on and become infatuated with the fingernail. This work explores the simultaneity of the ancient and the modern, the superstitious and the scientific, as viewed through contemporary jewellery.
This ornate neckpiece sits perfectly around the neck creating a great statement to an outfit. The glass green shades shadow a symmetrical tribal pattern. The intricate pattern is engraved, cut or sandblasted which adds a depth to the neckpiece. largest width 55mm smallest width 10mm length 170mm thickness 3mm
Justina Zymonaitė.-LITHUANIA Structured jewellery Necklace Iron wire, textile 2010 "For me, jewellery firstly is a connection between body and object, between body and surroundings, between maker and wearer, between wearer and viewer. Those connections are the direction I am interested in and working with" JZ