Neckpiece: CANTO I.
Pendant: 5 x 2.5 x .5" (12.7 x 6.3 x 1.3cm)
Cord/chain: 33" (84cm)
Victorian toy hand mirror, glass, brass coaster part, chains, steel, 19-century steel/brass scissor handle, waxed linen thread, pocket watch gear, amethysts, 19th-century glass-topped brass pin, steel keys, vintage elastic, 19th-century engravings and color lithograph, bronze, glass costume beads, mica, 18th- & 19th-century paper, soil.
The final piece of artwork made in 2013, CANTO I. brought me back to my core studio practice after a year of exhilarating avenues of pursuit and possibility. All of the ancillary interests are feeding this return to the materials dear and traveled, infusing it with new insights.
The creation of this piece can be seen step-by-step on my 'Stuffsmith' blog here:
More images of the piece can be seen on the New Work page of my website here:
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