Emma-Jane Rule

Pleated Prickles

Pleated Prickles

Prickles Platter


Using the technique of foldforming alongside traditional metalworking practices, Emma explores the malleable and intriguing natures of silver and copper. Encouraging folded metal to curve in a designed direction using hammers and a rolling mill is a serendipitous way of working, creating many opportunities for the metal to evolve and dictate the final form. The results are organic and tactile, portraying both linear and undulating lines. With surface patina, texture and burnishing enhancing the silver’s natural lustre of this family of sculptural yet functional contemporary silverware.

Tags - Silver / Sculpture / Design /

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