2015 Spring Semester J+M pieces

  • Spring semester in Jewelry + Metals focuses on furthering technical skills both at the bench, and the computer. 
     
    This body of work covers the disiplines of stone setting, metal forming, and the use of programs such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. 
  • Hexagon Ring
    Scored brass, bezel set princess cut cubic zirconia.
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Hexagon Ring
    Scored brass, bezel set princess cut cubic zirconia.
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Ribbon Ring
    Brass, basket set with blue round cut cubic zirconia
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Ribbon Ring
    brass, basket set with blue round cut cubic zirconia
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Twist up Ring
    Silver wire, tube set with two round cut canary diamonds
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Twist up Ring 
    Silver wire, tube set with two round cut canary diamonds
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Simone Simmons Signature Brooch
    Formed brass, colored with blackening patina, and red enamel paint
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • The Unknown
    Silver cuff, set with three meteorites
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • The Unknown
    Silver cuff, set with three meteorites
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Merciful Repair
    Two broken shards of indigo glass, set in a silver Amphora frame, completed with silver Kintsugi on the crack
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Merciful Repair
    Two broken shards of indigo glass, set in a silver Amphora frame, completed with silver Kintsugi on the crack
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Black Swans
    Silver earrings, gypsy set with round cut red cubic zirconia
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Black Swans
    Silver earrings, gypsy set with round cut red cubic zirconia
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Black Swans
    Silver earrings, gypsy set with round cut red cubic zirconia

    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Black Hole
    Brass earrings, patina treated
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Black Hole
    Brass earrings, patina treated

    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • The Living Ring
    Brass H pattern ring set with Pyrex borosilicate glass petri dish, housing a blood agar plate, with bacteria colonies. 
    Worn on two fingers
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • A Broken Promise
    Brass Paul Revere bowl, pierced by a white bronze tree
    Designed by Jillian Steele, and photographed by Donna Neveux
  • A Broken Promise
    Brass Paul Revere bowl, pierced by a white bronze tree
    Designed by Jillian Steele, and photographed by Donna Neveux
  • Spinal Emphasis
    White Lego bricks, and silver wire harness
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • Spinal Emphasis
    White Lego bricks, and silver wire harness
    Designed by Jillian Steele, photographed by Marissa Picheria
  • Spinal Emphasis
    White Lego bricks, and silver wire harness
    Designed by Jillian Steele, photographed by Marissa Picheria
  • Decay
    Burned plexi glass cancer cells, linked together via silver jump rings, file drawn out on illustrator, cut out via laser cutter
    Designed by Jillian Steele, and photographed by Donna Neveux
  • Growth
    Sand blasted plexi glass chromosomes, linked together via silver jump rings, drawn out on illustrator, cut out via laser cutter
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele
  • The Book of Steele
    Documentation of my roots in art and how various points in science influence the jewelry I create
    This book was assembled using the program InDesign
    Designed and photographed by Jillian Steele