Links and Lace #2 lace close up
Links and Lace #2 hanging
Links and Lace #2

Links and Lace #2

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A series of graphic 2-dimensional teardrop chain-link forms, connect symmetrically to two larger contrasting horizontal bars. Hand cut by the artist from brass sheet. Linked with sterling silver loops. Powder coated gloss black color, one-of-a-kind, available now. 

18" overall length

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by Ashley Buchanan

Ashley Buchanan


STATEMENT
My current body of work is a series of hand-cut, powder coated jewelry that focuses on image, pattern and decoration in order to reference ornamentation and historical jewelry. I am interested in a reality that exists through images and representations and how the appearance of an object can substitute for the original. The use of repeated iconic imagery is important to my work in order to establish a familiar identity between the viewer and the object.

BIOGRAPHY
Ashley Buchanan (b. 1986, Atlanta, Georgia), received her BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from the University of Georgia. Drawing on common jewelry motifs and iconic imagery, she individually hand-cuts silhouettes from sheet metal using a traditional jeweler’s saw. She then applies color using an industrial process called powder coating. This method of painting electrostatically covers metal with a dry pigment, which is then cured under heat to create a durable, uniform finish. Finally, she assembles these components together in order to create new simplified pieces of jewelry that maintain a clean contemporary aesthetic.