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W. John MacMullen

NEW WORK





Keeping Up Appearances, 2013

Pharmaceutical vials, dried beans, cultured pearls, surgical stainless steel, commercial clasp.

This piece was juried into the Hatch Art Exhibition and was on exhibit at Indi Go Gallery in Champaign IL in March 2014.




Here's a single-vial maquette I made as a proof-of-concept piece:








Woman of Letters, 2012

Computer keyboard keys, metal chain, metal rings.

This piece was juried into the book Showcase 500 Art Necklaces (Lark, July 2013),
Ray Hemachandra (editor) & Chunghi Choo (juror).

This piece was also juried into the Hatch Art Exhibition and was on exhibit at Indi Go Gallery in Champaign IL in March 2014.

NB: The title comes from my friend John Svara's song.






Chunky Cuff, 2013

Aluminum rings, commercial clasp. Exclusive design for Blue Buddha Boutique.




Box bib, 2013

Matte finish aluminum rings; aluminum tube, electroplated commercial chain, commercial clasp.




Lattice Bib, 2013

Aluminum and anodized aluminum rings; commercial clasp.






Thrice Wyrm choker, 2013

Aluminum rings; commercial clasp.




Like Vines, We Intertwined, 2013

Aluminum and anodized aluminum rings; commercial clasp.

NB: The title is from the song by The Hush Sound.




Skull Ring, 2013

Hand fabricated from copper sheet and tube. Pewter skull from Green Girl Studios (with glass seed beads added by me); anodized aluminum scale from The Ring Lord. Fabricated, dapped, textured, formed, riveted, patinated.

Gift, private collection.




Bunny Compass Ring, 2012

Hand fabricated from copper sheet and aluminum tube. Pewter rabbit from Green Girl Studios. Fabricated, dapped, textured, formed, riveted, patinated.




Swoop Ring, 2012

Hand fabricated from copper sheet and tube; handmade glass bead by Athan Chilton. Fabricated, dapped, formed, riveted, patinated.




Cup Ring, 2012

Hand fabricated from copper sheet, tube, and square wire; agate bead. Fabricated, dapped, formed, riveted, patinated.




Riveted Cuff #3, 2012

Hand fabricated from copper sheet and tube. Fabricated, textured, formed, riveted, patinated.




Broken/Rejoined, 2012

From my "Subverting the Circle" series. Copper wire. Fabricated, formed, textured, riveted.




Scale Earrings, 2012

Industrial rubber cord, anodized aluminum scales and rings, commercial ear wires.




Faceted Hoop Earrings, 2012

Repurposed industrial washers, sterling silver wire, Swarovski crystals, hematite beads, commercial ear wires.




Lace Collar, 2012

Aluminum and anodized aluminum rings; handmade and patinated copper rings, commercial clasp.






Modern Edwardian Collar, 2012

Plastic bottle caps, paper clips, metal chain, metal rings.




Braided hardwear necklace, 2012

Nickel-plated steel nuts; nylon-coated stainless steel cable; copper findings; commercial clasp.
Sold, private collection.


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