"Lily of the Valley" necklace from So Young Park. This masterpiece of contemporary art jewelry features handmade silver beads made of formed, oxidized, and engraved silver. Several accent beads have been embellished with 24k gold leaf using the Korean "Keum-boo" technique. This work of art is a statement to be sure and would be equally stunning at a beach picnic or on a red carpet.
Silver, 24k gold leaf
Oxidized silver chain extension and lobster claw clasp
Min length: 15.5"
Max length 18.5"
*This piece was exhibited at SOFA Chicago in 2017*
So Young Park is a South Korean artist living and working in the US. 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.