Series

Bird Skeleton Series
Avian Sternum Abstraction (pendant)
Cast Sterling Silver and Fabricated Copper w/Omega Chain
2.5"h x 2.25"w x .5"d 



Beak Ring
Hand Carved wax, Cast in Sterling Silver and Bronze, w/custom stand
1.5"h x 1"w x .5"d

Beak Ring Detail

Beak Ring Detail 2

Talon Brooch
Fabricated Sterling Silver, Copper, and Brass
3.5"h x 1.5"w x 0.5"d Photo Courtesy of Mike Tobias.

Talon Brooch, Detail 1.
Photo Courtesy of Mike Tobias.
Talon Brooch, Detail 2. 
Photo Courtesy of Mike Tobias.

Talon Brooch, Detail 3. 
Photo Courtesy of Mike Tobias.



 During this series I was researching Mesoamerican shamanism and ritual paraphernalia. By focusing on specific aspects of bird skeletal structure, my intention was to draw out a sense of "metamorphosis" and transformation that is so present in Mesoamerican art and sculpture.



WendyburdComment