Barbara Briggs' Profile
I create and specialize in one-of-a-kind art jewelry. Each piece is unique and meticulously executed using quality materials. Sterling and pure fine silver comprise the body of many designs and polymer clay, resin, and seed beaded works have become more prevalent in my recent pieces. Precious and semi-precious gemstones, vintage glass, and lampworked beads add rich embellishment to the bracelets and necklaces I create. Carved bone, found objects, and other non-traditional materials are often added to my designs as accents. I’ve also made cloisonné enamel the focal point of a number of pieces. Sterling and fine silver sheet and silver metal clays ( PMC®, Art Clay Silver™), bronze metal clay (BronzClay™), and copper (CopprClay™) are materials used to hand fabricate many of my beads and charms. Metal clay is comprised of pure silver, bronze, or copper and a binder in clay form. Creating one-of-a-kind pieces keeps my work fresh, allowing...
- Joined January 5, 2011