About Holly O'Hanlon
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Driven by an interest in process, Holly’s pieces aim to blur the line between fine and contemporary jewellery, offering a new take on the archetypes found within traditional jewellery. The way in which we interact with everyday objects, the skewed associations and feelings that the familiar can evoke is central to her work. Her playful designs explore the flux between creation and destruction, drawing attention to the everyday by framing the unseen. Pearls are an integral focus of Holly’s work. Through various processes such as piercing, slicing and stone grinding, she aims to disrupt the traditional preconceptions of these natural forms. Each pearl is set using a practical, functional element in order to juxtapose their contradictory or opposing values.
Information on commissions
All Goldsmiths’ Fair exhibitors welcome commissions. Don’t hesitate to contact this maker and start a conversation about commissioning a piece, unique to you. Examples of commissioning include transforming or combining old jewellery into new pieces, incorporating stones into new settings, or simply working together to create a bespoke piece in the style of this maker.
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