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Chloe Herrero

BA (Hons) Silversmithing, Goldsmithing & Jewellery University for the Creative Arts Chloe’s collection explores the definition of perfection, focusing on the paradox of perfect imperfection. The definition of perfection is when there is nothing to add or subtract, and according to that, Greek artists in the past found the circle or the sphere as the most perfect form, as nothing can be added or subtracted from it. This collection tries to connect with peoples feelings by appealing to the pressure of being perfect. The act of wearing jewellery itself describes humans desires to look perfect. By wearing my jewellery you become the paradox, you are wearing something imperfect to look perfect. The aim of this collection is to embrace the beauty of imperfections. Every piece outcome is unpredictable hence each piece is imperfectly different from the others. Taking inspiration from this, the Perfect Imperfection collection explores the notion of how a circle, the most perfect form, can become imperfect or even more perfect by manipulating it. This concept is translated through the use of simple circular forms that are manipulated, distorted or distressed through a range of processes including reticulation, rolling and etching, largely focusing on silver. In conjunction with the metal, agate and lava rocks are also used to emphasize the variation of surface and the potential of the concept.

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Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition  

&Collective Art Gallery Bridge of Allan 14th November - 31st December - 20 Designers; Katherine Agnew, Emma Calvert, Shimara Carlow, Chloe H...

Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition  

&Collective Art Gallery Bridge of Allan 14th November - 31st December - 20 Designers; Katherine Agnew, Emma Calvert, Shimara Carlow, Chloe H...

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