Stitched Cuff Bracelet, by Vancouver, BC, Jewellery Artist, Simone Richmond. Q & A What inspired you to make this piece? Baroque lace and the tradition of hand stitching. I love the delicacy of lace and use it as inspiration as much as I can in my work. I channeled my childhood memories of learning how … Continue reading
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Carrot and Beet Wire Brooches
I lived in Cranbrook, BC. until I was ten. We lived on 14th Street in a white house with a great big back yard. My Dad grew vegetable gardens. My sister and I would pick the carrots before they were ready because we just couldn’t wait any longer. These Carrot and Beet Brooches were inspired … Continue reading
I made these brooches during an artist residency I did in Holland in the spring. I went on my residency with ideas and thoughts about things that have wings, fly, and move forward in life. From the window in front of my workbench the garden went from rainy April to May outdoor dinners. Flowers bloomed … Continue reading
I made the metal part of the necklace from iron binding wire, it is one continuous piece of wire and has been coated with black nickel. The flower’s are made by Jen Pleadwell. She hand dyes silk to create the vivid colours and then sews them into little rosettes. The flowers were then hand sewn onto the metal.