Stunning statement necklace from So Young Park's "Dots" series. The pendant can be removed from a multi-strand chain and worn as a brooch.
This substantial piece features many traditional metalsmithing techniques including stone setting, piercing, soldering, and forming. Three main focal points make up this brooch. A bright blue-green Amazonite on a background of 24k gold leaf. A field of small precious stones individually set on silver wires and silver wire pistils that move freely in the body of the piece.
Pendant/Brooch: 3.25" by 2.25"
Silver, 24k gold leaf, Amazonite, Ruby, Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Blue Topaz
The necklace is made of 8 oxidized silver chains with a 4" extender and lobster claw clasp
Min length" 17.25"
Max length 21.5"
Signed by the artist
So Young Park is a South Korean artist living and working in the United States. Park has found the seaside village of her childhood to be an endless source of inspiration for her masterful organic designs. Using various traditional metal smithing techniques, her works exude desire, hope and the power of life. Park has been featured at SOFA Chicago, SOFA New York and in the Lark Books, 1000 Rings, 500 Brooches, and 500 Gemstone Jewelry among others.
"From These Hands" Jun 2 - Aug 7 2022 Summer Exhibition featured Artist