Author

Kate Hensler Fogarty

Website: http://www.snagmetalsmith.org


Articles and Videos by Kate Hensler Fogarty:

The Work of Darcy Miro

Artist Darcy Mire takes the term ‘precious jewelry’ and turns it on its head. Her careworn cuffs, rings, and neckpieces, most constructed of sterling silver or 18-karat gold, are more wearable sculpture than status symbol; they seem almost embarrassed to be valuable. An occasional shy diamond, garnet, or sapphire peeks from beneath a tendril or under a fold..

The Work of Yuyen Chang

Chang’s work is intentionally anthropomorphic, disturbingly so. She likens her technique to that of a plastic surgeon, shaping and sculpting on and beneath the surface, using traditional fabrication methods like die­forming, chasing, and repousse.