Kayla Schwartz: capstone
The artist's statement: I have always loved jewelry and learned about metalsmithing when I took my first metals class in high school. I continue my metal education throughout college and my work has been through many phases. Recently, I have become intrigued with the idea of incorporating precious materials like sterling and fine silver with cheap materials such as plastic. I am also intrigued by the material contradiction of using silver and plastic together. The transitions from mass produced toys to melted puddle to "stone" elevate the pieces. The silver, in turn, elevates the cheap plastic ...
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