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i n s i d e by vulpul i n s i d e by vulpul
This is in the end a piece of jewellery. But here you'll find highfired porcelain, stone cutting and polishig, shell cutting and polishing, blacksmith techniques, welding, jewellery stone mounting, polishing, etc.

Materials:
Garnet (on the lock piece)
Phosphatic porcelain with cobalt oxyde glaze inlay - 1200C (the back-mounted piece)
Seashell - Black Sea
14k gold

Size: =4cm

The sliced seashell is a complex inner structure and this natural architecture has to be protected in a case of metal and ceramic. This is a frozen moment of the elements like a slice of the nature's mineral world. The garnet was crystalized in the planet's fire, the porcelain is sand, clay and oxydes reshaped by extreme fire while the minerals structured in the seashell shape by a living organism are a solid print of the life's forcelines. All these brought together and rearranged through the gold's embrace speak of life, earth, fire, water and air. inside.

Radu Fulga
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Given 2005-09-25
i n s i d e by ~vulpul blends organic and metal in a harmonizing adornment for the body. ( Featured by ohnojaylo )
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Wow...this is really breath taking. And almost as stunning as the jewlery it's self is the way you write about it. Such a lovely descrption of a piece of work can only show how passionate about one's art a person is.

The simplicity and delicacy of this really have to be what make it as remarkable as it is. I'm no jewlery maker, but I can see how much was put into this and with what skill it was executed. I must say you have made a marvelous piece of art with an extraordinary epic of a description!
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vulpul Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2009  Professional General Artist
:ahoy: Thanks !
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You're very welcome!
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MrsGee Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
I know just enough of making jewellery to say that you are very talented and it is a gorgeous piece. Love the combination of materials.
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LittleOutrage Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007
Stunning design... sooooo well executed.
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silverclay Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2007
Lovely. Just stunning. Simple but effective. Like it a lot!
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AeternitasveniA Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2006
Foarte Bine,
This is amazing, You craftmanship is excellant. Have you sold this piece yet ?
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vulpul Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2006  Professional General Artist
A long time ago. I wouldn't have it on display here on dA if it wasn't from the past.

Anyway, nobody said anything about selling 'n stuff. This is not advertising to sell things.
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AeternitasveniA Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2006
hopefully you did not take offense about my inquiry?
I love art in all forms, and I collect this such as this.
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