Pushing the Boundaries of Jewelry

Jewelry by Diane Ferguson.

Anodized aluminum jewelry by Diana Ferguson is now showcased at the Santa Fe Shop in Fish Creek. Ferguson is a self-taught designer and jewelry maker. Her mission is to push the boundaries of what jewelry can be. With that in mind, she creates collage and digital art that are transformed into earrings, necklaces, pendants and bangles using a polymer-infusion process that Ferguson developed through trial and error. She incorporates the ancient art of chainmail weaving into many of her pieces. Originally she experimented with origami paper, but found the weight and strength of cotton rag watercolor paper to be more suitable for her sculptural shapes. Besides the typical sterling silver, she also uses anodized aluminum that is hypoallergenic.

Santa Fe Shop is located at 4147 Main Street in Fish Creek.