Signs of Life 2014

October 8, 2014 - October 28, 2014
Lecture: Wednesday, October 8 at 4:00 PM
Reception: Wednesday, October 8 at 5:00 PM

Signs of Life is a combined literary journal and contemporary jewelry art exhibition. The show features work by nine jewelry artists. The catalog/literary journal pairs these artists with nine writers, culminating in a unique publication celebrating the literary and jewelry arts. This is the tenth year of publication of Signs Life.


Artist List:
Leah Aripotch, Morgan Brig, Lisa and Scott Cylinder, Nelsie Davis, Mary Lee Hu, Thomas Mann, C. James Meyer, Marcia Meyers, and Jo Pond.

Writers: Sheila Bender, Birke Duncan, Kathleen Flenniken, Hollis Giammatteo, Netter Hansen, Samuel Ligon, Jessica Murphy Moo, Nancy L. Penrose, and Vladimir Vulovic.


Click here to view just the 3 items currently available for sale from this exhibition.
 Leah Aripotch, 'Centipede Necklace' in bronze. 10 x 8 x 0.625"
Leah Aripotch
'Centipede Necklace' in bronze. 10 x 8 x 0.625"
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 Morgan Brig, 'Some Days She Is Nuclear' necklace in copper, etched brass, and nickel. 15.5 x 2 x 0.75". This necklace is part of a larger sculpture. Scroll down for complete view and sales item.
Morgan Brig
'Some Days She Is Nuclear' necklace in copper, etched brass, and nickel. 15.5 x 2 x 0.75". This necklace is part of a larger sculpture. Scroll down for complete view and sales item.
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Lisa & Scott Cylinder: Sentinel Cameo, Brooch/pendant in bronze, brass, sterling silver, vinyl flooring, epoxy resin, hematite, and paint. 2.75 x 2 x 0.5"
Lisa & Scott Cylinder
Sentinel Cameo
Brooch/pendant in bronze, brass, sterling silver, vinyl flooring, epoxy resin, hematite, and paint. 2.75 x 2 x 0.5"
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 Nelsie Davis, 'Magical Cloud' brooch/pendant in palladium, 18k, 22k, 24k gold, and sterling silver with platinum pin stem. 1.5 x 1.25 x 0.375"
Nelsie Davis
'Magical Cloud' brooch/pendant in palladium, 18k, 22k, 24k gold, and sterling silver with platinum pin stem. 1.5 x 1.25 x 0.375"
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Thomas Mann: Plaque Series, Brooch in black onyx, mica, coral, silver, brass, bronze, and steel. 2 x 4.5 x 0.25"
Thomas Mann
Plaque Series
Brooch in black onyx, mica, coral, silver, brass, bronze, and steel. 2 x 4.5 x 0.25"
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 C James Meyer, 'Spilla II' Brooch in 18k gold, sterling silver, and mixed media. Includes custom display box. Scroll down for full image and sales item.
C James Meyer
'Spilla II' Brooch in 18k gold, sterling silver, and mixed media. Includes custom display box. Scroll down for full image and sales item.
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Marcia Meyers: Moon, Pendant/brooch in fine silver, sterling silver, and 23k gold keum bu. 1.9" diameter.
Marcia Meyers
Moon
Pendant/brooch in fine silver, sterling silver, and 23k gold keum bu. 1.9" diameter.
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 Jo Pond, 'Fine Quality' Brooch in re-purposed tin, iron, steel, and diary pencil. 2.8 x 1.5 x 0.5"
Jo Pond
'Fine Quality' Brooch in re-purposed tin, iron, steel, and diary pencil. 2.8 x 1.5 x 0.5"
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Lisa & Scott Cylinder: Perfect Day, Cameo brooch in sterling silver, copper, vintage bone scrimshaw, vinyl flooring, epoxy resin, and patina. 2.25 x 2.5 x 0.25"
Lisa & Scott Cylinder
Perfect Day
Cameo brooch in sterling silver, copper, vintage bone scrimshaw, vinyl flooring, epoxy resin, and patina. 2.25 x 2.5 x 0.25"
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Lisa & Scott Cylinder: Mourning Dove #2, Cameo brooch in brass, pencils, erasers, graphite, epoxy resin, and patina. 3.25 x 3.25 x 0.75"
Lisa & Scott Cylinder
Mourning Dove #2
Cameo brooch in brass, pencils, erasers, graphite, epoxy resin, and patina. 3.25 x 3.25 x 0.75"
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 Morgan Brig, "This Place of Knowing" Necklace in etched brass, steel, and nickel. 1 x 0.75" pendant on a 31" long chain.
Morgan Brig
"This Place of Knowing" Necklace in etched brass, steel, and nickel. 1 x 0.75" pendant on a 31" long chain.
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 Morgan Brig, "Affirmation" necklace in copper, enamel, brass, steel, and mica. 13 x 2.25 x 0.5".
Morgan Brig
"Affirmation" necklace in copper, enamel, brass, steel, and mica. 13 x 2.25 x 0.5".
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 Morgan Brig, "Journey" necklace in copper, enamel, nickel, mica, shell, and bone. 15 x 2.25 x 0.5".
Morgan Brig
"Journey" necklace in copper, enamel, nickel, mica, shell, and bone. 15 x 2.25 x 0.5".
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 Morgan Brig, "Some days She is Nuclear" Boat and necklace in copper, enamel, etched brass, and mixed media. 10 x 11 x 4".
Morgan Brig
"Some days She is Nuclear" Boat and necklace in copper, enamel, etched brass, and mixed media. 10 x 11 x 4".
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Marcia Meyers: May The Force Be With You, Locket in sterling silver, brass, and 23k keum bu. Photo may be replaced with purchaser's image. 1.75 x 0.5", with 20" handmade chain.
Marcia Meyers
May The Force Be With You
Locket in sterling silver, brass, and 23k keum bu. Photo may be replaced with purchaser's image. 1.75 x 0.5", with 20" handmade chain.
Item is available Available ($2150.00)
 Leah Aripotch, "Brown Recluse," Bracelet in bronze and nickel silver. 2.5 x 3 x 3"
Leah Aripotch
"Brown Recluse," Bracelet in bronze and nickel silver. 2.5 x 3 x 3"
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 Leah Aripotch, "Cockroach," Brooch in bronze and copper. 3.75 x 2.5 x 0.5"
Leah Aripotch
"Cockroach," Brooch in bronze and copper. 3.75 x 2.5 x 0.5"
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 Leah Aripotch, "Silverfish," Necklace in bronze and brass. 13 x 3 x 1"
Leah Aripotch
"Silverfish," Necklace in bronze and brass. 13 x 3 x 1"
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 Nelsie Davis, "Spiral" Earrings in sterling silver, 18k gold and Tibetan dyed quartz. 1 5/8" x 7/8 x 3/8"
Nelsie Davis
"Spiral" Earrings in sterling silver, 18k gold and Tibetan dyed quartz. 1 5/8" x 7/8 x 3/8"
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 Nelsie Davis, "Steps" Earrings in 18k gold and south sea pearls. 1 x 15/16 x 3/8"
Nelsie Davis
"Steps" Earrings in 18k gold and south sea pearls. 1 x 15/16 x 3/8"
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 Nelsie Davis, "Fan Steps" Earrings in 18k gold, and diamonds. 3/4 x 1 x 1/4"
Nelsie Davis
"Fan Steps" Earrings in 18k gold, and diamonds. 3/4 x 1 x 1/4"
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Marcia Meyers: Orbit Earrings, Earrings in oxidized sterling silver, with 23k gold keum bu. 2" long by 7/8" wide.
Marcia Meyers
Orbit Earrings
Earrings in oxidized sterling silver, with 23k gold keum bu. 2" long by 7/8" wide.
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Marcia Meyers: Orbits Bracelet, Bracelet in sterling silver and 23k Keum-bu. 8.5" long x 7/8" wide.
Marcia Meyers
Orbits Bracelet
Bracelet in sterling silver and 23k Keum-bu. 8.5" long x 7/8" wide.
Item is available Available ($806.00)
 Nelsie Davis, "Life on Life" brooch/pendant in sterling silver, 18k, 24k, and palladium with platinum pin stem. 1.625" in diameter and 0.25" deep.
Nelsie Davis
"Life on Life" brooch/pendant in sterling silver, 18k, 24k, and palladium with platinum pin stem. 1.625" in diameter and 0.25" deep.
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 Nelsie Davis, "Chagall #2" brooch/pendant in sterling silver and 18k with platinum pin stem. 1.875 x 0.875 x 0.25"
Nelsie Davis
"Chagall #2" brooch/pendant in sterling silver and 18k with platinum pin stem. 1.875 x 0.875 x 0.25"
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 Nelsie Davis, "Tapestry #2" brooch/pendant in sterling silver, 24k, and 18k with platinum pin stem. 2 x 0.875 x 0.25"
Nelsie Davis
"Tapestry #2" brooch/pendant in sterling silver, 24k, and 18k with platinum pin stem. 2 x 0.875 x 0.25"
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Thomas Mann: , Float coral pin in sterling silver, 18k gold, steel, stick pearl, Tahitian pearl, fossilized coral, cross section of nautilus, and citrine. 4 1/2 x 2 1/2"
Thomas Mann
Float coral pin in sterling silver, 18k gold, steel, stick pearl, Tahitian pearl, fossilized coral, cross section of nautilus, and citrine. 4 1/2 x 2 1/2"
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 Thomas Mann, Placques Series Brooch in sterling silver, bronze, steel, black onyx slab, carved river stone, crinoid, carved micarta, and sea urchin fossil. Approx 4 x 2 1/2"
Thomas Mann
Placques Series Brooch in sterling silver, bronze, steel, black onyx slab, carved river stone, crinoid, carved micarta, and sea urchin fossil. Approx 4 x 2 1/2"
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 Thomas Mann, Plaques Series Brooch in sterling silver, copper, steel, brass, window pane oyster, coral, and sea glass. Approx 3 3/4 x 2 1/4
Thomas Mann
Plaques Series Brooch in sterling silver, copper, steel, brass, window pane oyster, coral, and sea glass. Approx 3 3/4 x 2 1/4
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 C James Meyer, "Vite d'Oro" pendant in 18k gold and mixed media. 4.5 x 4.5 x 2". Pendant is displayed in a shadow box for wall mounting. Gold neckwire sold separately.
C James Meyer
"Vite d'Oro" pendant in 18k gold and mixed media. 4.5 x 4.5 x 2". Pendant is displayed in a shadow box for wall mounting. Gold neckwire sold separately.
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 C James Meyer, "Spilla II" brooch in 18k gold, sterilng silver, and mixed media. 4.5 x 4.5 x 2".
C James Meyer
"Spilla II" brooch in 18k gold, sterilng silver, and mixed media. 4.5 x 4.5 x 2".
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 C James Meyer, "Spilla - Bacello Verde" Brooch in 18k gold, sterling silver, and mixed media. Brooch measures approx 3 x 2 x 1/2". Custom frame/stand measures approx 5.5 x 4 x 2".
C James Meyer
"Spilla - Bacello Verde" Brooch in 18k gold, sterling silver, and mixed media. Brooch measures approx 3 x 2 x 1/2". Custom frame/stand measures approx 5.5 x 4 x 2".
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 C James Meyer, "Spilla - Bacello Verde" Brooch as seen without box.
C James Meyer
"Spilla - Bacello Verde" Brooch as seen without box.
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 C James Meyer, "Spilla - Piuma" Brooch in 18k gold, sterling silver and mixed media. Brooch measures 3.75 x .75 x .25". Box measures 6.5 x 3.5 x 2".
C James Meyer
"Spilla - Piuma" Brooch in 18k gold, sterling silver and mixed media. Brooch measures 3.75 x .75 x .25". Box measures 6.5 x 3.5 x 2".
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 C James Meyer, "Spilla - Piuma" Brooch as seen without box.
C James Meyer
"Spilla - Piuma" Brooch as seen without box.
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 Signs of Life - 2014,
Signs of Life - 2014
Item is available Available ($12.00)
 Morgan Brig, "The Process" sculpture and necklace in copper, steel, brass, glass, and mixed media. 9.5 x 9.5 x 4".
Morgan Brig
"The Process" sculpture and necklace in copper, steel, brass, glass, and mixed media. 9.5 x 9.5 x 4".
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