Mismatched Perfection - The Jewelry of Grainne Morton

 
The Edinburgh, UK, jeweler takes asymmetrical and mismatched earrings to a whole new level by incorporating a diverse range of found objects that are beautiful in combination. Stunning color skills.

For a wonderful selection pop over to her website http://www.grainnemorton.co.uk

Artist Statement:

Collecting and collections inform and become part of my jewellery. My vast menagerie of found items become my materials, that are individually set, primarily in silver and arranged together with an emphasis on balance, scale, shape and form. There is always a narrative and something unexpected. As my practice has progressed the materials I use have changed. My jewellery has evolved over many years. More than ever now, I am making jewellery with an emphasis on style. Pieces that I want to wear and that I think will look beautiful on other women.

My current focus is on creating necklaces and earrings that are unique, elegant and timeless yet fashion forward.

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Comment by Brigitte Martin on February 15, 2017 at 7:48am

I am glad to see the work strikes a chord here. Thanks for your comments. If you see unusually good work you like, feel free to show us an image and a description. Everybody loves to learn.
Much thanks, folks!"

Comment by Heba Barazi on February 15, 2017 at 4:46am
So much to learn from!
Comment by Lesley Aine McKeown on February 14, 2017 at 3:51pm

Perfect balance of color, texture and space.  Love her work!

Comment by Brenda Schweder on February 14, 2017 at 3:17pm

I love work with a little intellectual challenge built-in! These are beautiful and fun!

Comment by Harriete E Berman on February 14, 2017 at 1:37pm

I just love her work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
So wish that I had a pair of her earrings.

 

Comment by The Justified Sinner on February 14, 2017 at 1:31pm

I remember her graduation show!

It was fantastic. She's come a long way without compromising her style.

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