Material Comfort Earringssold:)
sterling silver, copper, vitreous enamel
2.8 x 2 x .7 cm
After purchasing a new home, I went to the store to supply linens for my new guest room with the hopes that someone would come to visit in the near future. I wasn’t looking for anything too fancy, no 1000 count-Egyptian linen or silk, just a nice looking, neutral set of sheets and comforter that any guest could appreciate. Low and behold, all of the comforters that were anywhere in my price range came as a set with two small and useless “decorative pillows”. After purchasing the set and arranging the bed, I felt as if I had been inducted into some sort of special cult of people. I had moved passed just purchasing items and objects that I needed to function or wanted to own because I enjoyed the “thingness” of them.
Pillows are meant to comfort, but a superfluous amount can be a hindrance. The goal in creating these tiny, metal and vitreous enamel pillow forms that rest on the ear are to reflect my experience and celebrate the mundane objects in our lives that give the illusion of comfort