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"Earth Spirit" is a neckpiece composed of layers of individual pod forms that utilize discarded manmade fragments and remnants of the natural world as creative mediums. Incorporating these ordinary materials into the context of jewelry begins to question the hierarchy of what is precious and gives the found materials a new value.

Photographer: Thomas Jack Hilton

Earth Spirit
Earth Spirit
Earth, china clay, cheesecloth, recycled newspaper, tape, string, glue, steel, graphite and quartz
58" x 10" x 5"
2012