Playfulness and Craft (investigation through jewellery making)
Play has many similarities to craft practice. Both can be undertaken alone or with others, be with or without rules, boundaries and equipment. Play and craft are autotellic; having ends and purposes of their own but also are ways of learning or developing skills and testing ideas, environments and situations.
I developed a dice game to dictate my making process and inform my choice of colour, texture etc for these large scale necklaces, based on a Japanese folk tale. A small publication