Wednesday, September 23, 2009

bruce metcalf

shell doll, 2008, Brooch, Abalone shell, cowrie shell, painted wood, sterling silver, 2 3/8 x 1 1/2, flame, 2003, Painted maple, 24k gold-plated brass, 5 1/2 x 3, costa rican with lips, 2006, Painted maple, 14k yellow gold, 18k yellow gold, 24k gold-plated brass, 23k gold leaf, 12 x 5 , jagrabbit, 2004, Painted maple, 6 x 4 1/2 , claw, 2007, Painted wood, 18k yellow gold, 4 1/2 x 1 5/8, rhyme and pun necklace II, 2008, Wood, cork, model tire, glass cabochon, copper electroform, aluminum, weed-trimmer string, partly painted, 11x11

luscious materials and craftsmanship...see more here.


  1. incredible and sensuous. very beautiful objects here.

  2. oh, i wish you could see them in person, so beautiful!

  3. How fun to have this pop up (as suggested under today's post). I went to school with Bruce, but lost track of him years ago.