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Karen Lester

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Published: 19.09.2016
Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, slip, glaze, silver. 6.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series III. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, slip, glaze, silver
6.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series III
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, slip, glaze, silver. 6 x 3 x 9 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series III. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, slip, glaze, silver
6 x 3 x 9 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series III
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, slip, glaze, silver. 5.5 x 2.5 x 7.5 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series III. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, slip, glaze, silver
5.5 x 2.5 x 7.5 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series III
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 6.5 x 4.5 x 7.5 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series II. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
6.5 x 4.5 x 7.5 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series II
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 6.5 x 4.5 x 7.5 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series II. Side view. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
6.5 x 4.5 x 7.5 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series II

Side view

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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 5.5 x3 x 9 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series II. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
5.5 x3 x 9 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series II
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 5.5 x3 x 9 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series II. Top view. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
5.5 x3 x 9 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series II

Top view

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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series II. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series II
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 6 x 3 x 7 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series II. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
6 x 3 x 7 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series II
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 7 x 5 x 9 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series I. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
7 x 5 x 9 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series I
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 7 x 5 x 9 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series I. Side view. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
7 x 5 x 9 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series I

Side view

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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 6 x 3 x 5 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series I. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
6 x 3 x 5 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series I
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 5 x 3 x 7 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series I. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
5 x 3 x 7 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series I
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 4 x 3 x 7 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series I. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
4 x 3 x 7 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series I
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Karen Lester. Brooch: Fluidity, 2016. Bone China, glaze, silver. 5 x 4 x 7 cm. Photo by: Karen Lester. From series: Series I. Karen Lester
Brooch: Fluidity, 2016
Bone China, glaze, silver
5 x 4 x 7 cm
Photo by: Karen Lester
From series: Series I
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Intro
I’m a Jewellery Artist living and working in Warwickshire, England. Studied Design Craft at DeMontfort University and  MA Contemporary Jewellery at Birmingham School of Jewellery, Birmingham University. I work mainly with Bone China and Porcelain to create sculptural one off pieces of jewellery.

Statement

 
Life is like a train of moods, like a string of beads, and as we pass through them, they prove to be many-coloured lenses which paint the world their own hue… / Ralph Waldo Emerson.
 
The fragility of impermanence is the notion that  informs my work. Each piece representing growth, transformation and the fluidity of life.
 
My work uses a multi layered approach, embracing both process and material. Traditionally held concepts about the material allow me to play with contrasting ideas of material perception and an alternative preciousness.

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