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Works by Rachel Nelson-Smith.


Ootheca Cuff silver
2010
sterling, crystal, polypropelene
3.5" x 2.5" x 3" (8.9cm x 6.4cm x 7.6cm)
two faces of thousands of 2mm sterling silver beads are needle-woven into bumps, pinned together with sterling wire and finsihed with four magnetic closures and a safety chain

Confluence
Confluence
2009
glass, nylon, silver
15" x 8" x 1" (38.1cm x 20.3cm x 2.4cm)
created in collaboration with lampwork bead artist Patty Lakinsmith in Soquel, California

 

You and Eye
You & Eye
2009
glass, leather, crystal, nylon, sterling
11" x 10" (27.9cm x 25.4cm)
created in collaboration with Ronit Dagan in Herzdia, Israel

 

Meditation On Live Death and Beads
Meditation on Life, Death and Beads
2009
glass, nylon
8" wide x 10.5" tall (20.3cm x 26.7cm)

 

Tongues and Torsos
Tongues and Torsos
2009
glass, silk, nylon, gold
8" x 20" x 1.5" (20.3cm x 50.8cm x 3.8cm)
created in collaboration with Ronit Dagan in Herzdia, Israel

 

Flesh of Earth
Flesh of Earth
2009
private collection
glass, willow, nylon
24" x 10" x 10" (61cm x 25.4cm x 25.4cm)
created in collaboration with Ronit Dagan in Herzdia, Israel
private collection

 

Life’s a Circus Cuff
Life’s a Circus Cuff
2009
glass, crystal, nylon, cotton, velvet, brass
5" x 3" x 2" (12.7cm x 7.6cm x 5.1cm)

 

LIve Green Every Day
Live Green Every Day
2009
private collection
glass, leather, nylon, crystal
3" x 3" x 3" (7.6cm x 7.6cm x 7.6cm)
private collection

 

Florid Splendor
Florid Splendor
2009
glass, crystal, nylon
10" x 6" x .75" (25.4cm x 15.3cm x 1.9cm)
Necklace length, 19" (48.3cm)

 

O. Bersten Specimen Necklace
O. Bersten Specimen Necklace
2008
completed with the assistance of Liz Penn
crystal, glass, gold
22" x 10" x .75" (55.9cm x 25.4cm x .1.9cm)
Necklace length, 19" (48.3cm)

 

Four Little Birds
Four Little Birds
2008
glass, pearl, crystal, sterling, coral, nylon
18" x 9" x 1" (45.7cm x 22.9cm x 2.54cm)
Necklace length, 20" (50.8cm)
created in collaboration with lampwork bead artist Wayne Robbins
private collection

 

Beon Freo Cuff
Beon Freo Cuff
2007
glass, crystal, sterling, nylon
8" x 2.5" x 1" (20.3cm x 6.4cm x 2.54cm)

 

Ode to Aunt Susie
Ode to Aunt Susie
2006
glass, polypropelene, silver, vintage crystal
18" x 16" x 1.25" (45.7cm x 40.6cm x 3.2cm)

 

Nashville Topple
Nashville Topple
2000
glass, ephemera, nylon
10" x 10" x .75" (25.4cm x 25.4cm x 1.9cm)
Collar length, 16" (40.6cm)

 

Monterey Bay
Monterey Bay
2000
glass, nylon, vintage button
10" x 10" x .25" (25.4cm x 25.4cm x 0.6cm)
Collar length, 18" (45.7cm)

 

Copyright 2000–2011 Rachel Nelson-Smith

 

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