Ex Nihilo - Out of Nothing; rustic deep red stamped enamel pendant
Ex Nihilo (Latin) 'out of nothing' often appears in conjunction with the concept of creation in philosophical or theological contexts. I think it is a concept which perfectly describes art, which is formed from an idea.
Copper sheet, hand cut and formed into a bowl like shape and fired with layers of very pale green (almost white) glass enamel (the process is like alchemy, turning the granules into shiny opaque glass with heat). The words 'ex nihilo' stamped around the edge of the bowl where the copper has been left exposed; wet process white enamel pressed into the indentations and fired again so that the letters and meaning stands out.
The bowl is cradled in oxidized coper wire (soldered at the back). The green leather chord of the necklace is salvaged from a broken vintage belt, the ends punches with holes to accommodate the hand forged copper hook.
End to end around 17 inches (43 cm), The copper focal is around 2 1/2 inches (6 1/2 cm) from top to bottom not including the bale which passes through a hole in the leather.
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