Month: July 2013

Thomas Mann: still a Techno-Romantic at heart

Float Heart pin of hand-carved aluminum, micarta, and bronze set in sterling with brass found objects by Thomas Mann, c. 2001

Thomas Mann made his reputation in the early ‘70s as a pioneer of the art jewelry movement. He grew up in western Pennsylvania and began making jewelry to pay for college, where he studied theatre set design. Inspired by Joseph…