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02/10/2015

EXPO ‘Amber Chamber’ – Gallery Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco (USA) – 1-31 Oct. 2015

Amber Chamber
New jewelry from an ancient material…
Artists’ Reception: Friday, October 2, 6-8pm

Amber chamber - velvet da Vinci(Helfried Kodre, Brooch, 2015, Amber, sterling silver)

Featured Artists:   Elisabeth Defner — Christiane Förster Heidemarie HerbHerman Hermsen Beate Klockmann Helfried Kodré Philip Sajet Peter Skubic Gisbert Stach Petra Zimmermann

This exhibition shows a number of different approaches to amber, running the gamut from artists working with amber for the first time, to those who have been working with it for an extended period.  The contrasts in these works should help to update the traditional and still rather one-sided view of amber jewelry, showing new possibilities about this interesting material.  Amber, fossilized tree resin, has been appreciated for its color and inherent beauty since Neolithic times.
Curated by Heidemarie Herb.

Herman Hermsen, AllaDali (Brooch), 2015, shark yaw, amber, gold 15 x 8 cmHerman Hermsen, AllaDali (Brooch), 2015, shark yaw, amber, gold 15 x 8 cm
Gisbert Stach, Golden Toast 3 Brooch, 2013, Baltic amber, transparent silicon, stainless steel.  Photo: Gisbert StachGisbert Stach, Golden Toast 3 Brooch, 2013, Baltic amber, transparent silicon, stainless steel.  Photo: Gisbert Stach

 Peter Skubic, Untitled Brooch, 2015, Amber, coral, stainless steel, 9 x 8.5 x 2.7 cm. Photo: Petra ZimmermannPeter Skubic, Untitled Brooch, 2015, Amber, coral, stainless steel, 9 x 8.5 x 2.7 cm. Photo: Petra Zimmermann

 Petra Zimmermann, Untitled (Rings), 2014/2015, Amber, polymethylmethacrylate, gold Petra Zimmermann, Untitled (Rings), 2014/2015, Amber, polymethylmethacrylate, gold

Heidemarie Herb, Neckpieces: Time, 2014, Sterling silver, brass, iron, natural rope, baltic amber, 13 cm. Photo by: Silvana Tili: Heidemarie Herb, Neckpieces: Time, 2014, Sterling silver, brass, iron, natural rope, baltic amber, 13 cm. Photo by: Silvana Tili:  

Beate Klockmann, Earrings, Untitled, 2015, Gold, amber, Plastic, 40 x 40 x 20cmBeate Klockmann, Earrings, Untitled, 2015, Gold, amber, Plastic, 40 x 40 x 20cm

 

Velvet da Vinci
2015 Polk Street,
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: 415-441-0109
Email:  info@velvetdavincigallery.com
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 11am – 6pm, Sunday, 11am – 4pm

 

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