This piece is entirely hand crafted. It is hammered to form an anticlastic curve, which has been left open. The inside of the curve is reddened through heat and then highly polished. The outside is left matte for contrast.
Beautiful modern piece.
Fits medium sized wrists. The opening is approximately 3/4 of an inch wide.
Open Copper Anticlastic Cuff
This hollow form shadow box pendant of fine and sterling silver and copper is completely hand crafted. Cool polished silver encases organically shaped polished copper. Heating the copper creates the variations of red in this piece.
1 3/4 inches long, 5/8 inch wide at the widest point and 1/4 inch deep. Signed.
Fire and Ice – Copper and Silver Drop Pendant
Entirely hand-fabricated (made by hand), hammered, copper and silver married metals earrings with turquoise.
Hatha is sanskrit for Sun and Moon. In these earrings, Sun is represented by copper and Moon by silver. Two turquoise pieces represent balanced energy. Turquoise may also represent the sky and in the Hindu chakra system, it is the color of the Vishudda or throat chakra. Throat chakra represents Divine Will and communication.
These photos were took before the earring wires were put on to make them dangling earrings. Wires are silver. The earrings are approximately 1 3/4″ long by 1/2″ wide. Signed on the back. Entirely hand-made. No two earrings are alike.
Sun and Moon find Balance – Married Metals Earrings
The rich reds, browns, golds, rusts, and hints of deep purple in this bracelet naturally occurs in copper when it is heated a certain way. The colors add to the beauty of the shape of this bracelet.
This bracelet is a hollow form and completely hand fabricated (hand made). One-of-a-kind.
Copper Anticlastic Bracelet
These earrings sold so quickly I didn’t get the chance to photograph them with the earring wires!
This pair is completely handmade – the copper and silver were cut out with a jeweler’s saw and hand-hammered. The fluctuations in the metal catch light so that there are gentle glimmers of light with the movement of the earrings.
The silver reminds me of night, and the copper reminds me of the day – hence the title: Dusk and Dawn.
Similar earrings may be made to order.
Dusk and Dawn – Married Metals Dangling Earrings
This bracelet has been fired to bring out the natural beauty and bright red in the copper. The color that surfaces is unique to each piece.
I have left the hollow form open, creating a slit along the edge. The opening accentuates the natural, delicate curve of the bracelet.
This piece is smooth and lightweight. Sits comfortably on the wrist.
Anticlastic Hollow Form Copper Bracelet
This piece is lightweight and delicately curves around the wrist.
“The word synclastic describes a form in which the dominant curves both move in the same direction. When the two dominant axes curve in opposite directions the result is known as an anticlastic form. A bowl is a synclastic form and a saddle is an anticlastic form.” (definition from the Ganoksin Project site)
Anticlastic Hollow Form Fired Copper Bracelet