Jewelry · Sculpture
In my metalwork I am very interested in texture. Nature provides a wonderful example of how different value, form, line, and texture combine to produce movement, rhythm, and harmony. Asymmetrical figures produce symmetrical forms as symmetrical patterns also breed asymmetrical themes. I am drawn to the contradiction of the hard, immovable, structural metal mimicking the most delicate and soft pieces of nature.
I appreciate the historical aspect of jewelry and I love to work in ancient techniques and antique gems such as Keum Boo, granulation, and rose cut gems. There is a close relationship with the piece of jewelry and the handmade process. I always contemplate the movement of the jewelry and how it interacts with the body. I am fascinated how the body and jewelry move as one or as opposite powers and create an ambience and attitude- all which make jewelry an extension of our personal presentation.
Britta Kauppila does not currently take online orders. Email or call for purchase information.
Britta Kauppila takes commissions.
If you have a question about an order or a pickup, or about fulfillment options for an item, please contact the artist or gallery.
If you need help with this website or your customer account, or if you are an artist or gallery in need of support, please contact us.