Open Copper Anticlastic Cuff

Open Copper Anticlastic Cuff

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.

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Fire and Ice – Copper and Silver Drop Pendant

Fire and Ice – Copper and Silver Drop Pendant

This hollow form shadow box pendant of fine and sterling silver and copper is completely hand crafted. Cool polished silver encases organically shaped heated polished copper. Heating the copper created 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.

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Sun and Moon find Balance – Married Metals Earrings

Sun and Moon find Balance – Married Metals Earrings

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. Wires are silver. The earrings are approximately 2″ long. Signed on the back. Entirely hand-made. No two earrings are alike.

Sun and Moon find Balance – Married Metals Earrings

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Copper Anticlastic Bracelet

Copper Anticlastic Bracelet

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.

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Anticlastic Hollow Form Copper Bracelet

This bracelet has been fired to bring out the 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.

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Anticlastic Hollow Form Copper Bracelet

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.

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