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Tzu Ju Chen - Warwick, Rhode Island
Content:
  1. Marianne Anderson
  2. Boris Bally
  3. Jan Baum
  4. Anya Kristin Beeler
  5. Melanie Bilenker
  6. Kristine Bolhuis
  7. Jana Brevick
  8. Kathleen Browne
  9. Douglas Bucci
  10. Bridget Catchpole
  11. Tzu Ju Chen
  12. Jeffrey Clancy
  13. Shingo Furukawa
  14. Catherine Gilbertson
  15. Angela Gleason
  16. Robly A. Glover
  17. Courtney Green
  18. Rebecca Hannon
  19. Mindy Herrin
  20. Sergey Jivetin
  21. Lauren Kalman
  22. Mariko Kusumoto
  23. Edward L. Mccartney
  24. Julie Matheis
  25. Lisa Medlen
  26. Bruce Metcalf
  27. Anya Pinchuk
  28. Natalya Pinchuk
  29. Sharon Portelance
  30. Tina Rath
  31. Helen Shirk
  32. Jennifer Sholtis
  33. Lori Talcott
  34. Sarah Turner
  35. Felieke Van Der Leest
  36. Emily Watson
  37. Lauren Wilcox
  38. Renee Zettle Sterling
  39. Jennifer Zimmerman

 

Scarlet Milonga, 2002
silver, plique a jour enamel, garnets, rubies, pink tourmalines
18 x 1 1/2 x 1/2"
Photo: Mary Doyle

The idea of capturing a moment when light interacts with its surrounding elements and colors come to life, is what I strive to create in my work with the "plique a jour" technique.

The enamel on my pieces is suspended between metal, much like stained glass windows in Gothic cathedrals. The intensity of color is heightened as light pierces it.

When I am moved by my surroundings or by people I see their particular beauty. I make jewelry that reinterprets those moments, to make the beauty universal. In those moments I feel I am removed from the earthly boundaries and being transformed. Being present when events take place, as well as reminiscing about these marked events, expresses my longing to treasure and validate times that have passed.

Untitled (necklace). 2003
silver plique a jour enamel, 18k gold clasp, plastic tubes, silk
15 3/4 x 3 x 1/2"
Photo: Marty Doyle
 
 
 
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