Emotions in Silver Collection

Many artists focus on Mother Nature’s external wonders. I do too. But I am also drawn to internal wonders: emotional ebb and flow among people and within oneself. Loss. Glee. Feeling reflective. Competing. Discord in the home. Needing protection. And yet, one seldom sees a jewelry collection that consciously portrays emotional states or relationships among people, except maybe around Valentine’s Day.

Sterling tubes in these works serve as mimes. With their placement and clustering, they hint at human situations. See if you see the pattern or find your own interpretations.

Happy & Sad


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Textured sterling with a pearl inside a copper covering (happy) and a sterling tube (sad).

Hiding My Feelings


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This pearl is hiding amid the tubes.

Feeling Empty


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Patterned sterling is the background for several sterling tubes. $60

Feeling Drowsy


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Invites you to take a pillow.

Going Crazy


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The tubes, well, going crazy.

Befriending Me


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Another friend-picture.

Holding Hands


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Shows three friends together.

Spotlighting Me


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Suggests a camera on the subject.

Dropping a Hint


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Shows a little hint being left behind.

Hearing Me


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Addresses the difference between hearing and listening.

Leaving Home


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Reminds me of a mother encouraging a young adult child to leave the nest with assurance.

Including Me


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A variation on the diversity theme.

Living Together


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Shows the diversity of families (or countries or the human race).

Going in Circles


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Portrays the many “things” in our lives with which we try to keep up.

Bride & Groom


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This necklace reminds me of a wedding with one fastidious family merging with a free spirit group.

Battling a Rough Patch


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Here is a pendant of reticulated silver with a lonely tube adrift in the waves.