Rolling Waves in Moonlight II

 

Ute Decker
Rolling Waves in Moonlight II, 2019
Part of the Calligraphy series
18kt Fairtrade Gold brooch, hand-sculpted, sand texture, matt, burnished edges
16cm long
Unique within a series of 3
Signed – UK Hallmark with artist initials UD, 2019

 

Much inspired by the Japanese calligraphy, Rolling Waves in Moonlight II expresses that same fluidity and form through the twists and careful bends of the gold, portrayed in a wearable sculptural piece. There is a clear awareness of the brightness and colour of the gold material, as Decker beautifully manipulates the light bouncing off the metal from a three dimensional perspective. This brooch is truly one of her remarkable works.

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