Anij's Profile

About

European trained Gold and Metalsmith for 27 years.

Returning to the US to become an artist in residence at the Mendocino Art Center in CA became a catalyst for me to see my jewelry as Miniature Wearable Sculpture. I then combined all of my training in sculpture, painting, graphic arts & photography to create over 25 collections of earrings.

What is most important is the 3D element of my work – it most look good from all directions! Also I enjoy becoming inspired from nature - so many of my pieces are very organic.

Outrageous jewelry is creative & fun but for me it must be WEARABLE to qualify it for sale if it is to be worn on the body!

Finally, I love playing with copper patinas through my technique of blowing the flame which I call “Painted with Fire…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 3
  • Joined May 4, 2009

Favorite materials

diamonds, and precious stones, 18kt yellow Gold, Silver and Copper

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FieryCreations
Jewelry by Metalsmith & Goldsmith Anij

About

European trained Gold and Metalsmith for 27 years.

Returning to the US to become an artist in residence at the Mendocino Art Center in CA became a catalyst for me to see my jewelry as Miniature Wearable Sculpture. I then combined all of my training in sculpture, painting, graphic arts & photography to create over 25 collections of earrings.

What is most important is the 3D element of my work – it most look good from all directions! Also I enjoy becoming inspired from nature - so many of my pieces are very organic.

Outrageous jewelry is creative & fun but for me it must be WEARABLE to qualify it for sale if it is to be worn on the body!

Finally, I love playing with copper patinas through my technique of blowing the flame which I call “Painted with Fire”. For me the miniature sculpture is primary & stones are the “cherry” on the cake!

My yorkie, Daisy Mae has an etsy shop too!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/DaisyMaesDoggieBones

To see more of my work go to:
www.MiniatureWearableSculpture.com

You can follow us on our progress:
www.facebook.com/MiniatureWearableSculpture
and Daisy Mae has her page:
www.facebook.com/DaisyMaesDoggieBones

I do hope you enjoy looking at our Art as much as we enjoyed creating it.!

Anij & Daisy Mae


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