The synergy that comes from the juxtaposition of contrasting shape, color and texture intrigues me. The forms are quiet to allow pattern and color to have weight. My intent is to create sculptural jewelry that is elegant and unpretentious.
With the use of a rolling mill, textured fine silver is inlayed with successive layers of rose, yellow and green 14K gold and nickel silver, then handformed into hollow pillows. These patterned pillows are combined with pillows of a single color of gold, sometimes textured, sometimes smooth.
Pam Caidin = Mixed Metals