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[New Orchid Gallery] Chris Boland


#1

Chris Boland

Structure is of fundamental importance in my work. I use my
fascination of gemstone and crystal structure to inform my bespoke
jewellery pieces. Strong, bold shapes are usedto stress the unique
qualities of the When creating my jewellery, I combine
strength and confidence with delicacy and intricacy. I work mainly
in silver and precious gemstones sometimes using gold to accentuate.
The premise behind my work is that the wearer would display, on a
human scale, that whichis normally hidden from view by its
microscopic size. Gemstones are used in my work as an anchor point
for the eye, a visual punctuation mark.


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Chris Boland
Chris Boland Designs
Sheffield, UK

The gemstone is of fundamental importance in my work. All the stones
I use are natural and untreated in any way. I believe that it is
important to tell the story of the stones using my unique designs in
metal. My fascination of gemstone and crystal structure is used to
inform my bespoke jewellery pieces. Strong, bold shapes are used to
stress the unique qualities of the inclusions in the By
design, the stone is offered up to the viewer, always in a pleasing
and unusual way and the rings look as good off the hand as on.

Passion is contagious! Show us your passion, Show us your work!

Submit your work to feature in the Orchid Online Jewelry Exhibition
today:

http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/ep7z58


#3

Great designs, Chris! Have fun. Tom Arnold