Month: May 2013

Carolyn Morris Bach: talismans from the woods

Daphne's Metamorphosis pendant of 18 kt gold, silver, bone, amethyst, opal by Carolyn Morris Bach, 1991, from Daphne Farago Collection at Musuem of Find Arts, Boston

Among the best-known art jewelers in this country, Carolyn Morris Bach found her calling early and enjoyed immediate and sustained success. You’ll find her work in the finest jewelry galleries from Concepts in Carmel, CA, to Quadrum in Boston, and…

Joyce Scott: narrative beadwork

Joyce Scott, bead artist and MacArthur Fellow 2016

Joyce Scott’s beaded jewelry is often figurative, and not in a subtle way. Her figures swell beyond jewelry proportions: faces with vivid expressions, female bodies with full breasts and thighs. Captured in the confines of a necklace, her figures loom…