I love making jewelry. I love the jewelry I make. Therefore, selling a piece of jewelry feels like giving a beloved cat up for adoption because the new live-in boyfriend has cat allergies. The elation of extra money in the bank gets drowned in tears over the parting with my adorable, fluffy, hug-able kitty-cat. Continue reading
Evident above is a select sample from Ms. Bucklew’s various permutations that will serve as the artwork for my upcoming music album, dubbed Pattern Play (for now). To hear a few samples, visit my Panda Sanchez RootMusic page. Visit intermittently, as laptop indulgences in sound randomly breach the digital topsoil of my caffeinated right hemisphere. To view more of Ms. Bucklew’s mellifluous craft and musings, visit her site. To browse (and hopefully purchase) synecdoches from the growing catalog of her jewelry, go to her boutique online jewelry store, Klewism. (Her jewelry has been featured in the Summer 2010 issue of Eco-Beautiful Weddings.)
Trust that no two pieces are the same (which occasionally court the “happy accident”). Each work is pure in its uniqueness and singularity. From my purview, it is a stream-of-conscious event, working from a subconscious, Jungian wellspring in the psyche. One running thread, however, that I’m almost too chary to note is each piece’s transformation from raw “metallurgy” (materials) to something more sinewy, organic and seemingly animate. The uncommon borne of the common, if you will.