Red & Black Skeleton Leaf Cuff 25mm

Sue Gregor Red & Black Skeleton Leaf Cuff 25mm by Sue Gregor

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  • x £49.00


Main Material : Recycled Plastic | Inside Diameter (mm) : 60 | One of a Kind : No | Hallmarked : No


This skeleton leaf recycled plastic contemporary jewellery cuff is made using the skeleton leaves from a rubber tree. I collect, dry and press the leaves. Then heat the acrylic and press the leaves into the surface. I then use them like a stencil to apply the colours. The skeleton leaf is then peeled off to reveal the design. This is a method of dying and embossing plastic I developed myself. I call it 'fossilised ' due to the fine detail which it is possible to capture on the embossed surface so they are similar to fossils.
For the subject, I choose quite ordinary plants and weeds, as well as textiles. I hope that the wearer will not only enjoy them as jewellery but also review their appreciation of the natural world.  I set out to create a marriage between the industrial and the organic. I want to create a feeling of celebration between material and subject.


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