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Patricia Tozer

Lantern Earrings

Lantern Earrings

Regular price $200.00 CAD
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approx. 4.4 x 2 cm, 3g (per earring)

sterling silver, silver and 18k gold

 

The Cages series melds a conceptual approach to art-making with an appreciation of natural forms to achieve a contemporary and emotional result. The fusing process produces unpredictable results which elucidate the very nature of the materials used. Metal's active state is when it is molten. Judicious application of heat to silver causes this material to reach for a different state of being, and in that, it feels very human.

Care Instructions: Keep sterling silver away from humidity and water. Buff gently with a soft cloth. Patinaed items should not be cleaned with silver polish of any sort.

 

Patricia Tozer is a multidisciplinary artists, experimental silversmith and designer living on an island in the ocean of the coast of the west coast of Canada. Patricia works in close relationship with precious metals, stone, and other natural materials to create unique pieces to adorn wild, embodied spirits. Her work is informed by the belief that decorating one's body is a deeply rooted human instinct. For the artist, jewellery is an emotional, highly personal vehicle through which we can foster connections with others by revealing our hearts. In her hands, jewellery becomes the medium through which we discover our true selves and find our kindred spirits.

Patricia studied fine arts at McMaster University and earned her Master's degree at the University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C., Canada. She was fortunate to learn smithing from master metalsmith and multimedia artist, Tosca Terán in Toronto, Canada.

 

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CCBC acknowledges that the land on which we work is the unceded shared traditional territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.