Jewelry Statement

Art is about perspective. It is very personal and sacred to me. It involves and pertains to time, location, emotion, attraction, growth, acceptance, and freedom. I strive for harmony and balance in my work. With metalsmithing there is much more of a defined process that must be learned and mastered before the completion of a wearable art piece. This process has forced me to take time with the engineering of the design, developing a step-by-step process with precision. This goal has become an essential practice that I was not accustomed to. This metamorphosis is both intriguing and challenging. I continue to gain insight and inspiration from those around me.

I have been fortunate to be exposed to the jewelry art world through an established Seattle metalsmith studio. The owner, along with a handful of amazing local and national jewelry artists, has been my mentors and guide through the early stages of this wondrous, ever evolving, journey.

My collection for 2013 consists of precious metal pieces created through the lost waxed carving process. Derived from the memories of my summers in Maine, my creativity was influenced from the many hours spent in and out of the water. The drip-castle ring I created, with the lost wax carving process, is a result from my wondrous years in Maine.

Chemistry is the driving force behind my 2014 collection of color on metal, where I have spent countless hours experimenting with recipes and the patination process. I enjoy influencing and enhancing the appearance of metal by any means possible. Embossing, hammering, forging, sinking and raising: whatever it takes. Coloring with various methods of hot and cold patina recipes I have experimented with, as well as enameling and incorporating glass reflector balls are both techniques that have put this collection together.

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21.68 Patina Inverted Triangle Necklace

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21.EL99 Ring

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21.EL98 Ring

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21.EL97 Ring

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21.EL96 Ring

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21.EL94 Ring

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21.EL93 Cuff

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21.EL91 Bangle Cuff

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21.EL90 Post Earrings

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21.EL89 Post Earrings

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21.EL88 Post Earrings

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21.EL87 Post Earrings

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21.EL86 Post Earrngs

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21.EL85 Post Earrings

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21.EL84 Post Earrings

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21.EL83 Hoop Earrings

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21.EL82 Hoop Earrings

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21.EL81 Hoop Earrings

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21.EL80 Hoop Earrings

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21.EL79 Dangle Earrings

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21.EL76 Dangle Earrings

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21.EL74 Dangle Earrings

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21.EL72a & b Cuff

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21.EL71 Necklace

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21.EL70 Necklace

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21.EL69 Necklace

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21.EL67 Necklace

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21.EL66 Necklace

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21.EL65 Necklace

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21.EL64 Necklace

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21.EL63 Necklace

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21.EL62 Necklace

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21.EL61 Cuff

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21.EL60 Hoop Post Earrings

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21.EL59 Post Earrings

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21.EL58 Post Earrings

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21.EL57 Dangle Earrings

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21.EL56 Post Earrings

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21.EL55 Dangle Earrings

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21.EL53 Post Earrings

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21.EL52 Post Earrings

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21.78 Embossed Brass Dangle Earrings

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21.77 Embossed Brass Dangle Earrings

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21.75 Embossed Brass Dangle Drop Earrings

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21.73 Embossed Brass Post Earrings

Jewelry by Erika Laureano

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