Pile of Shells Necklace


by Martha Sullivan

20"long chain 1" long pendant

Small pile of stacked oxidized silver shells. 

Martha Sullivan uses several techniques in her work, including fabrication, casting, roller printing, and engraving. Her designs are stamped with signature Sullivan patterns, with the finished piece oxidized to enhance both texture and form.    

Martha is intrigued by the idea of decorating one's self and how that translates into a common thread across societies.She creates jewelry to help people share their story and to enhance individual statement.