About this Exhibitor / Bio:
Sarah Murphy creates jewelry that challenges the standards of perfection in jewelry making and the value of the materials being used. Her technique involves melting/fusing sterling silver elements and combining them with her own “gems” that she creates by recycling discarded plastic from family’s factory.
Xinia Guan creates jewelry with beautiful geometric, origami-like structures through meticulous hand cutting and folding techniques. Her work is rooted in process and always begins with a flat circle and ends with a different form. G. I is made from sterling silver and 23.5k Gold Foil.
Miao He’s jewelry explores the concept of the “beauty of decay”. She creates her own “artificial decay” through making elements inspired by traditional Italian sculpture in broken forms. Cracked is a brooch made with sterling silver and semi-precious gemstones.
Xun Liu brings vintage fishing lures to life through her creation of wearable objects. Grandma is made with alternative materials and sterling silver elements. Grandma is well adorned with a fashionable wig made from thin cotton thread, a pair of stylish sterling silver glasses, and a tiny strand of freshwater pearls.