Posts tagged Necklace
"Gold to an Airy Thinness Beat" Necklace

The "old masters were never wrong about"
beauty and craftsmanship.
Greek 18th century 22k gold filigree elements
to be restored and adorn a new pearl necklace.

The ornate 22k gold filigree elements were
carefully cleaned and gently buffed, their connecting links examined
and restored, where necessary, and then hand knotted on pre-stretched
silk with cultured golden natural pearls in between.

Step Series

The idea for the Step Series came to me about two months ago while I read how almost daily in the Middle East ignorance and fanaticism destroy ancient artifacts of untold beauty.

Revisiting my old photos to look again at the sun-bleached marbles of the ancient civilizations strewn about the Asia Minor landscape, I realized that I could, in my own small way, preserve the marvelous, stark lines of these wonderful achievements of the people who came before us, by creating one of a kind pieces built with the same love of beauty and form.

The Step Series pieces in the images above are all available in my online shop. They are all one-of-a-kind, created with immense admiration and respect for the ancient makers and artists whose work inspired them.
In my own work they represent a step toward a simpler, well-wrought, meaningful form.