Title: Happiness Collector, 2017
Dimension: 100 x 170 x 235 mm (3.9”x 6.7” x 9.3”)
Description: Inspired by the beauty of nepenthes, which is also known as the pitcher plant. The name "Nepenthes" comes from a fictional medicine for sorrow described in Homer’s Odyssey. Three different pitcher plants dance around the body of the main pitcher plant, while a group of ants convene at the base of the main plant. The vase can hold plants in various ways, depending on the users’ mood.
Genre/Techniques/Utilized: Basic jewelry fabrication techniques, chasing, wax carving, wire wrapping, casting, and plating
Materials: 18k gold plated brass
Photography by Nicholas Simenon