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jess blak : surface drop studs


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Inspired by the intrigues of nature and unearthed artefacts of bygone times, these jointed studs are beautifully textured and catch the light gently with their movement...

made in Brisbane

material : 925 sterling silver

approximate dimensions :
• total length 3.1cm
• width 1.3cm

Jess Blak

Jess Blak is an Australian contemporary silversmith with an appreciation for traditional craftsmanship and ethical practices. Her organic approach to creating balances repetition and authenticity whilst her collections are inspired by the juxtaposition of nature and the built environment. Jess’ style of making emulates textures found in ruins and shipwrecks, inspired by such artefacts and their ability to recall stories lost and the mystery of times past. The treatment of the silver suggests time has manipulated the surface leaving it organic and completely unpredictable, beautifying the unexpected nature of discovery.