ElementsArtifacts

Elements & Artifacts metalwork and wire wrapped jewelry

San Francisco, California · 5070 Sales

ElementsArtifacts

Elements & Artifacts metalwork and wire wrapped jewelry

San Francisco, California 5070 Sales On Etsy since 2005

5 out of 5 stars
(2293)

Announcement   ♦ Welcome 2017! You can read about my most recent collection "Ask the Moon to Come" here: http://www.aliciadabney.com/blog/2016/11/18/artists-statement-ask-the-moon-to-come

Elements & Artifacts is celebrating its 11th year on Etsy. Thank you so much for your love and support over the years.

NEWS:
• My Just Be Still necklace was selected for use by the designer of the hit TV show "Bones" and appeared in season 12, episode 4 (January 2017). Other TV appearances include my Indigo Hour necklace on "The Vampire Diaries" Season 8, Episode 5 (November 2016) and my Midnight earrings in Season 6, Episode 8 (November 2014). Stay tuned for even more TV appearances.



♣ Custom Orders by their nature are given extra time and attention. As such, I only take them at certain intervals each year or under special circumstances. I will often give advance notice that I'm forming a custom order queue via Facebook and my blog or you may inquire by email/Convo.

♠ REMAKES of sold items are frequently possible and are differentiated from actual custom pieces, so please ask if something you love has been sold. I will do my best to secure supplies for a remake and quote a turnaround time.

♥ FACEBOOK FAN PAGE! Advance notice of new work, sales, and more: facebook.com/elementsandartifacts

♦ Check out aliciadabney.com to see my portfolio site!



→ Elements & Artifacts is a series of themed artisan jewelry and artwork based on stories of myth and magic, symbols, motifs found in nature and in life, the moon and stars, or the elements. Visit my About Page, Shop Policies, and portfolio website to learn more.

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 25, 2017

♦ Welcome 2017! You can read about my most recent collection "Ask the Moon to Come" here: http://www.aliciadabney.com/blog/2016/11/18/artists-statement-ask-the-moon-to-come

Elements & Artifacts is celebrating its 11th year on Etsy. Thank you so much for your love and support over the years.

NEWS:
• My Just Be Still necklace was selected for use by the designer of the hit TV show "Bones" and appeared in season 12, episode 4 (January 2017). Other TV appearances include my Indigo Hour necklace on "The Vampire Diaries" Season 8, Episode 5 (November 2016) and my Midnight earrings in Season 6, Episode 8 (November 2014). Stay tuned for even more TV appearances.



♣ Custom Orders by their nature are given extra time and attention. As such, I only take them at certain intervals each year or under special circumstances. I will often give advance notice that I'm forming a custom order queue via Facebook and my blog or you may inquire by email/Convo.

♠ REMAKES of sold items are frequently possible and are differentiated from actual custom pieces, so please ask if something you love has been sold. I will do my best to secure supplies for a remake and quote a turnaround time.

♥ FACEBOOK FAN PAGE! Advance notice of new work, sales, and more: facebook.com/elementsandartifacts

♦ Check out aliciadabney.com to see my portfolio site!



→ Elements & Artifacts is a series of themed artisan jewelry and artwork based on stories of myth and magic, symbols, motifs found in nature and in life, the moon and stars, or the elements. Visit my About Page, Shop Policies, and portfolio website to learn more.

Alicia Dabney

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Layered Meanings

My work is often presented as collections with overarching themes—often holding stories of myth and magic, symbols, motifs found in nature and in life, the moon and stars, or the elements.

I love layered meanings. I seek to offer inspired treasures that are distinctive and eye-catching on the surface, but can also offer a deeper personal meaning, even if it's as simple as a connection with a certain legend from childhood stories. I love observing the ebb and flow of the year and its seasons. I love the rise and fall of light between summer and winter. These things add a touch of magic to my life and, in turn, I pour that into my creations.

I am a fine artist turned graphic designer and jewelry artist. I have been creating jewelry in some form or another since 2005 and Elements & Artifacts is entirely run by yours truly. I am mostly self-taught but own a vast library of giant jewelry textbooks which serve as reference (and the occasional sanity-check) for the more advanced techniques.

Flowing between art, design, and jewelry is a strange creature but each one lends itself to the others to create one unified picture. I also do contemporary dance and ballet; dancing fuels my art and art fuels my dancing. The bottom line is that I create. I communicate in shapes and colors and textures and lines rather than in words.

This is my heart and soul, an ongoing visual timeline of my thoughts and inspirations. I hope my creations bring you a touch of beauty and joy.

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  • Alicia "Stardust"

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Photographer, Shipper, And All-around Busy Bee

    I create. No matter the form of art—design, illustration, jewelry, contemporary dance—I communicate in shapes and colors and lines rather than words. There are so many stories to be told, and I am both listening and seeking ways to share them.

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