Business: Drew Curtright Designs
From: Lincoln, NE
I am a jeweler living in Lincoln, Nebraska balancing part-time work for a local jeweler and working on my own pieces. When someone puts on one of my pieces, I want them to be both physically and emotionally effected. I chemically etch or pierce Victorian motifs synthesized from Victorian Era design catalogues to instill a feminine but modern spirit.
I use Victorian motifs synthesized from Victorian Era design catalogues to instill a feminine spirit. These motifs are introduced by chemically etching or piercing silver or brass. I like to emphasize the presence of these patterns by deriving shape and repetition from within the pattern and recreating it in the overall piece. As a way of introducing color as well as visual interest, I also enjoy using semi-precious stones in conjunction with the metal.