Bar Harbor Main
Ann Jenkins is a former resident of Louisville. The work is this series is made up of a variety of materials including sterling and fine silver, hand blown glass, acrylic and natural objects.
Her "Fragments of Nature" series are geometric jewelry forms which serve as reliquaries for fragile bits of the life that surrounds us. The unique beauty of a single strand of seaweed, the fragile structure of lichen or the fascinating pattern on a moth's wing are worthy of our attention - as precious as any gem. And infinitely interesting in form, color and design.
(left) "Brooch: Sweetgum, pine fern, quail feather" $500.00 3" x 2" x 7/16"
(l. left) "Pendant: Husk Cherry Fragment", $175.00 1 1/2" x 1" x 3/8"
(l. right) "Bracelet:Lichen, seawhip, cone, lobster shell,turquoise" $1,200.00 9" x 1" x 7/8"
All Sterling silver with glass or acrylic covers
(right) "Pendant: Sea Grape Stem"
$175.00 1 1/2" x 1" x 3/8"
Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington DC, 1998
Maine Jewelers, Hand & Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 1998
Metalsmithing in the New Millennium, Danforth Gallery, Portland, OR, 1998
Ornamental Art, DeCordova Museum, MA 1997
Mindscape Gallery, Evanston, IL 1994
American Craft Invitational, Swanson Cralle Gallery, Louisville, KY 1993
Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY 1992
Show of Hands, Denver, CO 1991
Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany, 1985