My Life as an Earring

By Sally Prangley

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My Life as an Earring is made with tiny found objects wired into annealed steel frames that complement each object’s shape. Despite its title, My Life as an Earring is sold in pairs! I have an extensive collection of found objects from which I choose items that represent a variety of textures, colors, shapes, and prior purposes. An example of the tiny objects I use is included here. This all makes for jewelry that is ready for an interesting conversation…. And because most of the things I use are one of a kind, each pair of earrings varies in its found objects.

Mixed Media (annealed steel wire, found objects)

1.25 x 1.25 inches

About the artist

Sally blends traditional basketry and wirework techniques to create her unusual wire objects. All work is done by hand, freeform, using only wire and whatever materials she includes in the construction, most often paper, found objects, or vintage beads. Sally has drawn, painted, and created mixed-media art all her life and is largely self-taught. She minored in art history at Northwestern University and received her MBA in marketing from the George Washington University. Sally lives in her hometown of Seattle after many years on the east coast....Read MoreRead Less
Media: Mixed Media
Category: Jewelry

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