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Artsy Fodder: Art Gets Bejewelled

24 Jan

Artists and designers have been inspiring each other for centuries. Whether we realize it or not, much of the clothes we wear, jewelry we sport and objects we use are a result of the symbiosis between art and design.  And I for one, love to celebrate such connections!  For this first feature in the new Artsy Fodder series, let’s have some fun with artfully inspired jewelry designs.  These pieces may not have directly influenced each other, but there is an unmistakable resemblance.

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Friday Night 27848 by John Duckworth

Bejewelled…

Kate Spade, City Lights Idiom Bangle

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Oceanic Series by Thomas Hager

Bejewelled…

Anthropologie, Jumbled Loops Necklace

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Untitled by Amy Pleasant

Bejewelled…

Paige Novick, White Howlite Cuff

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Yin and Yang by Jennifer Bain

Bejewelled…

Jill Schwartz, Mosaic Pin

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Screen ( Barn Owl ) by Kevin Appel

Bejewelled…

M. Missoni, Chain Necklace

Do find yourself buying pretty baubles that remind you of your favorite artwork?  Take a look inside your own closet or jewelry box and I’ll bet you’ll see some similarities!