Lucy Spink - Topography earrings with black pearls
The last ever pair! Lucy created these with black pearls she discovered in an antique shop in Fowey here in Cornwall, and she has used the remaining two of the pearls for another pair of these stunning earrings.
Lucy's work explores her sympathy with nature and her understanding of its fragility. It is beautifully handcrafted, textured jewellery which speaks of the details of our natural environment and the deeply rooted human connection to landscape. Each piece feels as precious as that pebble you curl your hand around and slip into your pocket as a reminder.
€œI have spent the majority of my life in big natural landscapes, moorland and parks, mountains and coastlines. The outdoors is my get away and my sanity. It is the place where I find clarity and calm. I have become more aware of the growing separation of society from the rhythms of nature and have chosen to express this through jewellery.€�
Using her granfather's old workshop tools, each piece she makes shows the marks of process and the beauty of form, reflecting the patterns of nature - the outline shapes of rocky outcrops, the surface patterns made by hammers like the texture of stone, small spurs of silver and gold to replicate the growth patterns of lichens.
Lucy's work is best viewed in person - but we can at least go some of the way to help you envisage it, to see this piece and the full range of her work in the exhibition please do get in touch to arrange a video session by What's App, Face Time or Skype.
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