“It’s for fingers, and ears, and necks, and wrists. It’s about love and expression, balance and proportion. About light and dark, form and line. It’s shiny and matte, gold and silver and black. It’s whole and it’s empty. It’s about me, it’s about you. It’s for me and for you.”
Rachel Quinn’s sculptural jewelry takes universal, innocuous shapes – a heart, a sphere, a cloud – and turns them into a pin cushion, a broken heart, a wrecking ball, and a storm. The philosophical duality of good versus evil, order versus chaos, and life versus death is an ancient concept that spans nearly all cultures.