Featured Artist of the Month June 2014 Floy Height
Elegant and distinctive, Floy Height's necklaces are richly textured, harmoniously integrated assemblages of beads, glass, pearls, stone and other things that are woven into finely crafted creations.
"Pink Cascade Necklace," embodies a beautiful rhythm that is established by crisscrossing linear elements, and these linear, dangling elements effectively complement the larger and more deeply colored rose pearls. This piece is stunning in its subtle color and texture, and along with its associated earrings, projects echoes of antiquity. All of Floy’s jewelry shows her talent for working with color, and an outstanding example is her "Captured Rainbow Necklace." In this piece she skillfully works complementary colors throughout the necklace, and builds them to a crescendo affect that focuses on the brilliant colors of the enclosed Solar Quartz cabochon. One of my personal favorites is the "Electric Silver Necklace Set." Composed of embossed pewter beads, silver rondelles and capacitors hung from concentric silver chains, this piece is delicately textured and harmoniously accentuated by the syncopated black markings on the beads and capacitors. I particularly like the way the horizontal placement of the cylindrical capacitors balance the pewter beads and the smaller silver rondelles. This necklace, along with its matching earrings is an exciting mixed-media creation! Floy Height's jewelry has personality, originality and outstanding craftsmanship! I hope you enjoy viewing the selections that we have posted here, and more of Floy's creations can be seen at her website at https://www.flickr.com/photos/floyfreestyle