Posted in Architecture, art, Design, Experiments, Jewelry, Jewelry and Accessory Design, Poetry, Writing, tagged architectural, beads, bolts intrepidity, copper strands three nodes, industrial chic, jewelry design, nuts, rugged, Susan Lenart Kazmer, talismans on October 26, 2011 |
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Three Talismans|Nodes necklace by Archist Design Studio © . I used Industrial Chic spacers.
A talisman (from Arabic طلسم Tilasm, ultimately from Greek telesma or from the Greek word “telein” which means “to initiate into the mysteries”) is an amulet or other object considered to possess supernatural or magical powers. (thankyou wiki.)
Each spacer/bolt has the word intre·pidi·ty embedded on it.
Susan Lenart Kazmer, of Industrial chic ,gives us this definition of a talisman:
tal·is·man \ˈtælɪzmən\: objects worn to bring specific qualities into your life, such as strength, happiness and protection.
She considers herself a “contemporary builder of talismans utilizing objects of her own culture”. As soon as I saw her rugged and evocative spacers I was immediately inspired to create an industrial/architectural piece.
A pretty package containing rugged things.
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Posted in Architecture, architecture, art, art,poetry,writing, Design, digital collage, photography, writing, architecture, Digital Manipulation, Drawing, Experiments, Jewelry, Spontaneous Constructs, tagged 100%polypropylene, beads, collages, construct, dancing dresses, fabric map, hands. collaborative work, jewelry design, kisses, la gitane, maps, model, mylar, new york, patchwork, Watercolor, yupo watercolor paper on June 24, 2011 |
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The Fabric City is finally finished! Yay! Back to collages and sketches now.
…to a process of cutting and puzzle-making…
The Invisible City|La Gitane. Fabric and colored yarn, sewn by hand. June 24, 2011.
Tomorrow the ‘city’ will be cut and applied to a presently plain backpack and signed.
I also want to share this impromptu jewelry design, my second, kindly modeled!
Earth and Water. Ceramic beads and yarn. June 24, 2011
Finally, work inspired by New York in form of a guest post:
Winter Kisses. Ink and Watercolor on translucent Yupo watercolor paper. By Amina Alkandari. June 2011
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