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feb 17, 2012

while they await extinction jewelry

‘while they await extinction’ jewelery series by hanna hedman images © sanna lindberg

the series ‘while they await extinction’ by swedish jewelry designer hanna hedman is based on the forms of endangered animals, recreating in metal the bodies of animals and plants melded into one another, as though creating new forms of life. ‘the jewels are affirmations for the different species,‘ explains hedman, ‘but also a commentary on the responsibility that we as humans hold. by wearing these jewels we are reminded of this responsibility, [feeling its weight] on our own bodies in the form of memento jewelery.‘

works are composed of silver, oxidized silver, or powder-coated copper, treated with paint.

image © sanna lindberg

images © sanna lindberg

image © sanna lindberg

images © sanna lindberg

image © sanna lindberg

process – paper models

process – painting the metalwork

process – assembly

process – assembling another pendant

  • stunning.

    reba says:
  • Amazing… Very inspiring…

    wawa says:
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