Ann Egan Jewelry
Ann Egan studied painting at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Her approach to designing jewelry is more from a painter’s perspective, juxtaposing shapes and colors as a painter or mosaic artist would. She melds together these two art forms to create a distinct and textural jewelry line.
“I use brass to fabricate my original shapes and elements. I texture and oxidize the metal and combine it with found objects. These elements serve as little canvases in which I set stones and then mosaic. I have always been fascinated with color relations and how colors sing when placed next to just the right partner! I employ the techniques of soldering, stone setting, and lost wax method. Still, I also love the simpler or more primitive techniques of texturing, hammering, and riveting to layer and join elements. I love the richness that these techniques bring. I strive to bring together the textures of the metal and the richness of the color. I hope you enjoy it.”