Archive for the ‘ Found object ’ Category

SOLD Medieval Peccatum Pendant

1st September 2011 | Closed

“Peccatum” is the Latin word for “sin.” This miniature of a medieval painting depicts Adam, Eve, the apple and the serpent. I’ve been collecting ephemera for years and I don’t remember where I got this picture, or who is the artist, but it probably came from an old National Geographic magazine or an old art history textbook. […]

SOLD Steampunk Portal Pendant

24th August 2011 | Closed

This piece features a “portal” of red clay and metallic glaze, with real watch gears from broken watches, set in Ice Resin. The ring of the portal was made by Elaine Ray who makes ceramic jewelry parts, but the pendant itself was designed and assembled by myself in my private studio. Pendant measures 1-1/8 inches […]

SOLD Spacepunk Necklace

8th June 2011 | Closed

  Maybe you found these at a UFO crash site, or stole them from a time-traveling watchmaker. Only you know the story behind this unique spacepunk necklace. Designed and created in my private studio, featuring brass gear charm with chemical discoloration, and vintage watch parts with naturally occurring patina from age. New ball chain measures […]

Playing “I Spy” in Jen’s studio…

27th March 2011 | 0 Comments

I thought it would be fun to show you some pictures of my studio. It used to be a whole room until I had children. Now the “studio” is just an immense desk with shelves above and drawers below. These are pictures taken of the table top on March 26, 2011. After I took these […]

SOLD Bathysphere Necklace

23rd March 2011 | Closed

  The original Bathysphere was a spherical deep-sea submersible lowered into the ocean on a cable and used to conduct a series of dives off the coast of Bermuda from 1930 to 1934. It was designed in the 1920s by American engineer Otis Barton, to be used by the naturalist William Beebe for studying undersea […]

SOLD Dormouse Necklace

12th March 2011 | Closed

For your next tea party or unbirthday, this pendant was made with a porcelain tea cup from a vintage dollhouse tea set purchased from an antiques dealer, and a new pewter mouse (glued inside with E-6000 cement). Vintage chain measures 28 inches long, with spring clasp. Embellished with faceted Czech glass. Tea cup measures 1/2-inch […]

SOLD Spacepunk Necklace

9th March 2011 | Closed

Could it be pieces of the cyborg you killed, or a gift from that hot alien you met on Eros 3? Tell your story with this unique spacepunk necklace designed and created in my private studio. Features vintage watch parts, hardware and other found items with naturally occurring patina and age discoloration.  My spacepunk jewelry […]

SOLD Steampunk Lapel Pins

6th March 2011 | Closed

Steampunk lapel pins are assembled in my studio from old and new components, including clock faces. watch parts and vintage/broken jewelry. Measure 1-1/4 inches across.

SOLD Tea Tin Earrings IV

6th March 2011 | Closed

The cones in these earrings were cut, hammered and shaped from an English tea tin, then set with faceted Czech glass and embellished with brass flowers. Earrings measure 1-1/2 inches long. Handmade, one-of-a-kind creation from my private studio.

SOLD Rose Fairy Necklace

2nd March 2011 | Closed

Rose Fairy illustration by Cicely Mary Barker, who published her first Flower Fairies book in 1923, is sealed under an acrylic dome and set in a silvertone bezel. It is paired with an element of recycled vintage jewelry that is set with pale green crystals, and crowned with an iridescent, faceted Czech glass bead. New […]