Repurposed and Recycled LEGO®, 14K Gold,
Sterling and Argentium Silver, Coated Steel Wire,
Steel Pin, Recycled Tin Backplate, 14K Gold Figaro Chain; Converts to Three Different Necklaces or a Single Brooch
Necklace with Gold Brooch and Purple Drop: 22" x 5" x 1.5"
Necklace with Gold Brooch: 14.5 x 5" x 1.5"
Gold Brooch: 3.5" x 5" x 1.5"
Figaro 14K Gold Chain: 22" x 0.125" x 0.125"
San Francisco based jewelry artist earned her BFA from Syracuse University. Inspired by haute couture, art history, New Wave and Pop music, Oye used the imagery of high fashion editorials such as W Magazine. Muses include music icons David Bowie and Rihanna as well as make-up artists Pat McGrath. Oye created enlarged, pixelated versions of lips and jewelry forms entirely from LEGO®.