GREAT WHITE NORTH EXHIBITION - CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN JEWELLERY
BEST IN SHOW - ROBERT K. E. MITCHELL
THE EVOLUTION OF ADORNMENT BRACELET - 18k gold, sterling silver, Canadian diamonds, mokume gané, cast salmon bone, moose hair, cuttlefish casting, turitella, beach pebbles, hand-carved black plexi-glass, bubble cut citrine, USB flash drive.
The Evolution of Adornment Bracelet is based on the transformation of social value throughout the history of man. Man has adorned himself since the beginning of time to identify the value of tribal membership or status.
Each link of the bracelet represents some aspect of the history of adornment and a major paradigm shift in social consciousness. The 18K gold links signify the importance of transformation and the relationships between technological innovations that have impacted our perception of value.