Proof of Concept Earrings

proof of concept earrings

Proof of Concept Earrings, 2014. Bloodwood sticks, sterling silver.

Much of the jury-rigged infrastructure of my off-grid life gets hastily engineered as a ‘proof of concept’ with which we are loathe to mess.  Here, using a bushcraft approach to the problem of jewellery I challenged myself to make wearables using as little silver as possible and the sticks off the ground.  Like transient campers, is it possible to live lightly and use the renewable resource to hand to satisfy the desire for adornment?  What is this precarious contraption dangling from your body?