www.silverebony.com Barry Swerdlow's Profile

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www.silverebony.com

Designer & maker of contemporary jewellery. Hand made jewelry one off's and very limited editions in Solid Silver, Ebony and other exotic hard woods with miniature Zebra shells, Pink Umboniums and Emerald Nerites.

Artist statement:
The primary ethos of my work is to explore notions of containment by capturing elements of space using natural or symbolic man made objects.
Objects that have at one time or another existed elsewhere are suddenly thrown into interplay, between interior surface, front and back, top and bottom, positive and negative, light and shade, reality and illusion.
Objects that out of context begin to take on their own existence. Encased by materials that are anomalous to them. The rhythms of their capture are echoed in the symmetry of the wood, silver and resin, that runs…

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  • Born on December 25
  • Joined January 7, 2009

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About

www.silverebony.com

Designer & maker of contemporary jewellery. Hand made jewelry one off's and very limited editions in Solid Silver, Ebony and other exotic hard woods with miniature Zebra shells, Pink Umboniums and Emerald Nerites.

Artist statement:
The primary ethos of my work is to explore notions of containment by capturing elements of space using natural or symbolic man made objects.
Objects that have at one time or another existed elsewhere are suddenly thrown into interplay, between interior surface, front and back, top and bottom, positive and negative, light and shade, reality and illusion.
Objects that out of context begin to take on their own existence. Encased by materials that are anomalous to them. The rhythms of their capture are echoed in the symmetry of the wood, silver and resin, that runs over them as if it were liquid in form as apposed to solid.
Our ability to manipulate nature with culture, power, exclusion and an attraction to that which is illusive.

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