Posts Tagged ‘Jewelry’

Gray Metal – jewelry cast from beach plastic

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

Well before the most recent wave of coverage of the crisis of plastic accumulating in our oceans, jeweler and artist Jesse Gray of Gray Metal started picking up beach plastic on Vancouver Island and casting some of it into jewelry. This is just a small selection of her line (not all of which is cast from these plastics).

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Architectural Jewellery, Dina González Mascaró

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Jewellery by Dina González Mascaró, an Argentinian Vancouverite. Her shop on Main Street in Vancouver, Jeweller Bau, is itself a sculpture. Website, blog and Flickr. And this is her CV:

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Nanna Ditzel

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Nanna Ditzel is considered the “first lady of Danish design,” which is one of those informative yet cringe-worthy labels that just highlights the whole problem of accidentally ghettoizing designers who happen to be women by the very act of celebrating the fact that they’re women designers. You can’t win.

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Grass knuckles.

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

It’s actually Icelandic moss, not grass. The Growing Jewelry collection is by Icelandic product designer Hafsteinn Juliusson. Kinder and gentler than brass knuckles and nicer than a green thumb. You can be a rolling stone and still gather moss? I’m glad highwaisted acid wash is now over again, though.

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