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Geometric Dimension
work by Adam Garret

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 Published in: 2015 Archives

Geometric forms are generally thought of as simple shapes, but they can be layered together to create complex designs. These designs can become beautiful, richly layered engravings, as seen in this pendant.

Two artists collaborated in the creation of this piece. Corey Divine, a tattoo artist that specializes in mandalas and geometric forms, created the design. Adam Garret (whose work has been featured here before) engraved the pendant, which is 14 gauge grade 1 titanium and measures 1.25" in diameter. It features a rhodolite garnet in the center.

The forms are blocky and geometric, but each flows readily to the next, thanks to the use of curved edges. Each shape shrinks as it nears the center, creating the illusion that it is receding. Garret used stippling to apply tone to sections of the piece, furthering the dimensionality of the design. The lights and darks are mirrored across the pendant, creating a strong sense of balance. They separate foreground from background and build a layered space that is easy to get lost in. Thanks for sharing, Adam!

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