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amulet

Part of my artistic process is that I often have periods of being prolific contrasted with extended periods of being dark. During the dark period, I process my emotions and think about how to conceptualize them into art. I don’t feel compelled to create during these periods, and I don’t feel deprived or guilty for …

moto

moto

I’m an accidental metalsmith. Eight years ago, I learned how to work with steel. I was taking welding classes in order to restore my 1967 Karmann Ghia, and to wrap my sculptural books with metal (see If blog post). While learning how to weld, I became intrigued about fine jewelry and soldering on smaller and …

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aggregate

Join me for a trunk show on November 14 from 10-6 at Zinc Art + Interiors in Edmonds. I will be celebrating the fourth anniversary of kimber elements, which was launched on 11.11.11, and unveiling an exclusive and limited edition called Aggregate. Aggregate element is about memories that are set in stone. Inspired by my grandmother’s lockets, I …

stalactite necklace

stalactite

Here’s a sneak peek of the exclusive body of work I’m developing for my upcoming trunk show at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Influenced by stalactites, an icicle-shaped formation that hangs from the ceiling of a cave, my new element explores simplicity, movement and lightness through the introduction of fabric. I’ve been wanting to introduce fabric into …

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If

Ever wonder what I’ve been up to with all those chopped up books, recycled teabags and soldered steel? It’s all coming together at my upcoming jewelry and book installation at Zinc Art + Interiors in Edmonds.Join me for the opening night soirée during Edmond’s art walk this Thursday, September 18 from 5-8pm.The show will be up for a …

shale

shale

I decided to try something new and launch an element using resin and glass objects! Ore element is also different in that it is comprised of eleven one-of-a-kind pieces. Each piece is unique combination of mineral inspired chunky pieces of resin or glass uniquely blended with variations of steel constructions. Colorful and bold, ore is a casual …

infinity

infinity

I was asked to do a custom order for a friend’s wedding anniversary. The traditional gift for a 6th year anniversary is something made of iron. So a kimber element was the perfect gift, if I do say so myself. My jewelry is made out of steel, which is basically iron (to be precise, a certain proportion of iron …

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11.11.11 launch

kimber elements officially launches today and is available exclusively at Fancy! Each element is a unique design which is only replicated eleven times. Get your limited edition piece of wearable sculpture while supplies last!