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Material Stories: Gemstones. Carrying Deep Time with You

Second episode in a series of articles on jewellery materials for Klimt02, February 2021 – Instead of driving up the demand for more material, jewellery artist Helen Britton decided to use up the stones she had collected over the years.

Instead of driving up the demand for more material, jewellery artist Helen Britton decided to use up the stones she had collected over the years. Although it was too late to pay her respect to the anonymous people who had mined and cut them, Britton carefully […]

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Chloé Valorso, Happy Spirit Stones, brooches, bumblebee jasper, silver eyes, 2020. Photo: courtesy of the artist