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The latest issue of Ornament is a feast of inspiration. We will spend the next few days exploring some of the artists featured in this issue… 

Jim Cotter has been using non-traditional materials in his jewelry for years. I absolutely LOVE the featured item…a concrete ring set with diamonds. “Though Cotter regularly uses materials of obvious market value, he gets most excited about unexpected and commonplace materials. “There is beauty in just about everything if you learn how to look at it and see it and understand it.” Concrete, quarters, rocks, coat hanger wire, dirt, feathers, corn kernels, and rusted steel all make appearances in his creations. He blends humor, intelligence, rebellion, and a genuine appreciation for the intimate nature of jewelry to create a remarkable and fun body of work.”

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