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Tessa Blazey: Romancing the Stone

Exhibition  /  09 Jul 2013  -  17 Aug 2013
Published: 09.07.2013
Pieces of Eight Gallery
Management:
Melanie Katsalidis
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Intro
'Romancing the Stone' is an exhibition exploring Melbourne jeweller Tessa Blazey’s ongoing love affair with minerals and gemstones.

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Tessa Blazey
'Romancing the Stone' is an exhibition exploring Melbourne jeweller Tessa Blazey’s ongoing love affair with minerals and gemstones. As she explains, “I am continually captivated by the exquisite geometry of mineral specimens. When I look at these crystalline forms I experience a shift in scale. Like Alice, I am transported down the rabbit hole into their miniature world. I imagine myself immersed in a diamondiferous landscape glinting beauty”.

In this exhibition Blazey explores the geometric structures and landscapes of crystal and mineral specimens through mimicry and transformation. Utilizing raw curiously cut and mounted stones she frames each piece to mimic the stone that inspired it. To individualise each piece within the context of its miniature wonderland, Blazey has personified each piece by naming them after an iconic heroine.

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Opening hours:
Monday - Thursday:10 - 6pm
Friday: 10 - 6pm
Saturday: 10 - 6pm
Sunday: Closed
Tessa Blazey. Ring: Lady Godiva. 18ct yellow gold, 1.58ct rough octahedral diamond (right). Tessa, BlazeyRing: Lady Godiva18ct yellow gold, 1.58ct rough octahedral diamond (right). Tessa Blazey
Ring: Lady Godiva
18ct yellow gold, 1.58ct rough octahedral diamond (right)


Tessa, Blazey
Ring: Lady Godiva
18ct yellow gold, 1.58ct rough octahedral diamond (right)

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Tessa Blazey. Ring: Lady Stark. 18ct yellow gold, 5 rose cut champagne & cognac diamonds. Tessa, BlazeyRing: Lady Stark18ct yellow gold, 5 rose cut champagne & cognac diamonds. Tessa Blazey
Ring: Lady Stark
18ct yellow gold, 5 rose cut champagne & cognac diamonds


Tessa, Blazey
Ring: Lady Stark
18ct yellow gold, 5 rose cut champagne & cognac diamonds

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Tessa Blazey. Ring: Luna. 18ct white gold, 0.57ct Ceylon blue sapphire. Tessa, BlazeyRing: Luna18ct white gold, 0.57ct Ceylon blue sapphire. Tessa Blazey
Ring: Luna
18ct white gold, 0.57ct Ceylon blue sapphire


Tessa, Blazey
Ring: Luna
18ct white gold, 0.57ct Ceylon blue sapphire

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Tessa Blazey. Ring: Magma. 18ct yellow gold, 0.82ct hot pink sapphire. Tessa, BlazeyRing: Magma18ct yellow gold, 0.82ct hot pink sapphire. Tessa Blazey
Ring: Magma
18ct yellow gold, 0.82ct hot pink sapphire


Tessa, Blazey
Ring: Magma
18ct yellow gold, 0.82ct hot pink sapphire

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Tessa Blazey. Neckpiece: Medusa. 18ct yellow gold, oxidised sterling silver. Tessa, BlazeyNeckpiece: Medusa18ct yellow gold, oxidised sterling silver. Tessa Blazey
Neckpiece: Medusa
18ct yellow gold, oxidised sterling silver


Tessa, Blazey
Neckpiece: Medusa
18ct yellow gold, oxidised sterling silver

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Tessa Blazey. Earrings: Uhura. 9ct yellow gold, oxidised sterling silver, cast fluorite. Tessa , BlazeyEarrings: Uhura9ct yellow gold, oxidised sterling silver, cast fluorite. Tessa Blazey
Earrings: Uhura
9ct yellow gold, oxidised sterling silver, cast fluorite


Tessa , Blazey
Earrings: Uhura
9ct yellow gold, oxidised sterling silver, cast fluorite

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Tessa Blazey. Pendant: Alta. 9ct yellow gold, oxidised & sterling silver, rough tourmaline bead. Cast octahedral diamond. Tessa, BlazeyPendant: Alta9ct yellow gold, oxidised & sterling silver, rough tourmaline bead. Cast octahedral diamond. Tessa Blazey
Pendant: Alta
9ct yellow gold, oxidised & sterling silver, rough tourmaline bead. Cast octahedral diamond


Tessa, Blazey
Pendant: Alta
9ct yellow gold, oxidised & sterling silver, rough tourmaline bead. Cast octahedral diamond

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Tessa Blazey. Ring: Irri. 18ct yellow gold, 6 x 1pt champagne diamonds. Tessa, BlazeyRing: Irri18ct yellow gold, 6 x 1pt champagne diamonds. Tessa Blazey
Ring: Irri
18ct yellow gold, 6 x 1pt champagne diamonds


Tessa, Blazey
Ring: Irri
18ct yellow gold, 6 x 1pt champagne diamonds

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Tessa Blazey. Ring: Nyx. 18ct yellow gold, trilliant cut parti coloured sapphire. Tessa, BlazeyRing: Nyx18ct yellow gold, trilliant cut parti coloured sapphire. Tessa Blazey
Ring: Nyx
18ct yellow gold, trilliant cut parti coloured sapphire


Tessa, Blazey
Ring: Nyx
18ct yellow gold, trilliant cut parti coloured sapphire

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