Jewelry from Found Objects

Book Description

  • Inspiring examples of turning discarded items into beautiful wearable art
  • Large, striking photos of artistic pieces of jewelry
  • Step-by-step drawings illustrate basic joining techniques
  • Learn about ethical jewelry-making practices and material sources
  • Highlights the work of 23 found-object jewelry artists from around the world

  • About Skowood, Heather

    Heather Skowood has been making jewelry for 19 years and teaching jewelry making in the United States and the United Kingdom for 15 years. Her jewelry has been exhibited in galleries in the United States, England, Northern Ireland, and Spain. She has been a member of the North American Goldsmiths Society, the Association for Contemporary Jewellery, and the Manchester Jewellers Network. More information about Heather and her jewelry can be found on her website, She lives in Worcester, Massachusetts.