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By Sharilyn Miller

Detect the exquisiteness of copper and the way to create special designs with modern Copper Jewelry.

Create modern copper jewellery as Sharilyn Miller teaches you ways to make fantastically designed and afforable items, from bracelets and necklaces to jewelry and pins. Copper bargains jewellery makers a trendy, but reasonably cheap replacement to silver, and is appealing, effortless to paintings with, and intensely accessible.

Inside this gorgeous ebook you'll find:

step by step images for all initiatives and techniques
counsel for blending metals with copper to create exceptional designs
an in depth method part that comes with distressing copper, uncomplicated metalwork, chilly joins, and growing particular twine components
22 initiatives from a suite of best jewellery artists, together with Rachel Nelson-Smith, Dale "Couger" Armstrong, Eugenia Chan, and Richard Salley, which are bound to encourage cord and steel jewellery lovers

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The chocolate spread onto the walls formed a psychic border between the space of the cellar and the interior, subjective space of the viewer: not a chocoholic’s dream but a nightmare of unobtainability. 42 The fear of contamination and the possible consequences of death (or annihilation of subjectivity) illustrate the terms of the abject, which Julia Kristeva identifies as a ‘place where meaning collapses’. 43 In Couverture the viewer was caught up in an interplay of physical and sensual relationships: chocolate is associated with feelings of 24 P S Y C H I C S PAC E S Fig 5.

Siegfried Kracauer has described the architecture of the railway station as a ‘gigantic hotel atrium’ and the shell of the 1970s office block where Counsell’s installation was sited eventually housed the Novotel Hotel, an equivalent socially-dissolving spatial field in which the sense of place and time slips away. An office block made empty for redevelopment, a hotel and a railway station – all articulate the instabilities of the spatial in their proximity to change. Both St Pancras and the Novotel Hotel are sites of terminus and possibility: crossroads for comings and goings, arrivals, departures and disappearances.

21 EXPLORING SITE-SPECIFIC ART functional parts. St Pancras International’s marketplace as architecture can be perceived as a projection of the alienation suffered by the environmental unconscious. 38 Counsell’s installation, 110 Euston Road, collapsed fears of both contiguity and exclusion associated with agoraphobia whose ‘double condition’ is played out in the psychic space of St Pancras International as a primary site for a twenty-first century ‘railway phobia’. In the agoraphobic’s anxiety about rejection, the dread of both estrangement and immersion is embodied by the moving crowd, the unpredictability of which represents a threat to the perceived autonomy of the individual, for it is always going somewhere and forever past you.

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