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Portsmouth on My Mind 2 - 2005

Portsmouth on My Mind 2 ( Image Info )

2005

This series was inspired by another of my favorite places on earth, Portsmouth Island, North Carolina. The images are from original photos that I took there last fall.

On the front is view of an old island home. The back is a view of the wide open spaces that remain. The colors in these images are unbelievable, and they've been embellished with text and various other surprises. This piece can be worn either way.

I sandwiched these images between two 1 x 3 inch pieces of glass, I then soldered them with lead-free silver solder. The jump ring and spring ring are sterling silver, and a 24" grecian leather cord with a sterling silver hook clasp is included.

These works are one-of-a-kind originals. I've made each by hand, and no two are alike. I also love the rough industial feel of the solder that makes each one unique.

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