Hidden Rock Five Tile, Loops Necklace in Neutral Colors

By Melanie West



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A striking necklace that is both elegant and relaxed. It features hand drawn patterns (drawn from a macro photograph of loopy threads) which was then printed on habutai silk. The silk is laminated over hollow “hidden rock” forms made of polymer. These laminated tiles are then adhered to semi translucent black tiles.

Fiber/Wearable, Mixed Media (Hand drawn/printed habutai silk, polymers, neoprene, silicone, hand made magnetic clasp.)

About the artist

Melanie has a BS in Natural Sciences from SUNY Purchase (known mostly for their art schools), and co-founded the Sonoma Ecology Center. She spent over 20 years as an architectural photographer, and another 20 years as a polymer artist (using mostly the millefiori technique). Melanie’s work has been shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, CraftBoston, and is included in the permanent collection of the Racine Art Museum. Her work also appears in many excellent publications, including “Masters: Polymer Clay: Major Works by Leading Artists”, from Lark Books, edited by Rachel Carren....Read MoreRead Less

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