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Tethys Jewelry

"In Greek mythology, Tethys daughter of Uranus and Gaia, was an archaic Titaness and aquatic sea goddess, invoked in classical Greek poetry, but not venerated in cult ... She was mother of the chief rivers of the world known to the Greeks, such as the Nile, the Alpheus, the Maeander, and about three thousand daughters called the Oceanids. Considered as an embodiment of the waters of the world she also may be seen as a counterpart of Thalassa, the embodiment of the sea ..."

I make jewelry by hand in Sterling Silver and Brass mostly using wire-wrapping techniques to combine elements, but some items here are soldered. I enjoy working with natural and organic feeling shapes and subject matter primarily. I also like to include recycled and vintage items which have an unusual flare. You can find many curvilinear forms and spiraling line work…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 24
  • Joined June 28, 2011

Favorite materials

Sterling Silver, Brass, Wire, Faceted Small Semi precious Stone Beads, Chain, Vintage Buttons and Cabochons, Paper, Oil and Acrylic Paint, Resin Beads and Findings, Raw Crystal Forms and Slices, Recycled Found Items, Wood, Canvas

About

Tethys Jewelry

"In Greek mythology, Tethys daughter of Uranus and Gaia, was an archaic Titaness and aquatic sea goddess, invoked in classical Greek poetry, but not venerated in cult ... She was mother of the chief rivers of the world known to the Greeks, such as the Nile, the Alpheus, the Maeander, and about three thousand daughters called the Oceanids. Considered as an embodiment of the waters of the world she also may be seen as a counterpart of Thalassa, the embodiment of the sea ..."

I make jewelry by hand in Sterling Silver and Brass mostly using wire-wrapping techniques to combine elements, but some items here are soldered. I enjoy working with natural and organic feeling shapes and subject matter primarily. I also like to include recycled and vintage items which have an unusual flare. You can find many curvilinear forms and spiraling line work within my pendants which I envision as small scale sculptures.

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