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Published: 22.01.2019
Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2018. Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, 14k gold.. 3 views.. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2018
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, 14k gold.
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Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2018
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, 14k gold.
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Donald Friedlich. Necklace: Lumina Series Necklace, 2018. Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, rubber, 18k gold.. 2 views.. Donald Friedlich
Necklace: Lumina Series Necklace, 2018
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, rubber, 18k gold.
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Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, 14k gold.
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Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2018
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, 14k gold.
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Donald Friedlich. Pendant: Lumina Series Pendant, 2018. Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Two views.. Donald Friedlich
Pendant: Lumina Series Pendant, 2018
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass.
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Donald Friedlich. Pendant: Lumina Series Pendant, 2018. Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Donald Friedlich
Pendant: Lumina Series Pendant, 2018
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass.
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Donald Friedlich. Pendant: Lumina Series Pendant, 2018. Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Alternative view.. Donald Friedlich
Pendant: Lumina Series Pendant, 2018
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass.
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2018. Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, 14k gold.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. 3 views.. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2018
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, 14k gold.
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Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass,14k gold.
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Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass,14k gold.
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Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2018
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass,14k gold.
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017. Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.
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Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.
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Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: LuminaLumina Series Brooch, 2017. Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: LuminaLumina Series Brooch, 2017
Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.
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Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: LuminaLumina Series Brooch, 2017. Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: LuminaLumina Series Brooch, 2017
Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.
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Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
Dichroic glass, borosilicate glass, 14k gold.
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017. Glass, Gold. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
Glass, Gold
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017. Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, stainless steel, sterling,. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, stainless steel, sterling,
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017. Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, stainless steel, sterling,. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Detail view.. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, stainless steel, sterling,
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017. Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, stainless steel, sterling,. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. On model.. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
Borosilicate glass, dichroic glass, stainless steel, sterling,
Photo by: Sanders Visual Images

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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017. Mica, 18k gold.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
Mica, 18k gold.
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017. Mica, 18k gold.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. On model.. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
Mica, 18k gold.
Photo by: Sanders Visual Images

On model.

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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017.  Borosilicate glass, 18k gold.. Photo by: Sanders Visual Images. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Lumina Series Brooch, 2017
 Borosilicate glass, 18k gold.
Photo by: Sanders Visual Images
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Celery Brooches, 2014. Glass, 14k gold. Photo by: Larry Sanders. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Celery Brooches, 2014
Glass, 14k gold
Photo by: Larry Sanders
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Asparagus, 2014. Glass, 14k gold. Photo by: Larry Sanders. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Asparagus, 2014
Glass, 14k gold
Photo by: Larry Sanders
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Asparagus, 2014. Glass, 14k gold. Photo by: Larry Sanders. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Asparagus, 2014
Glass, 14k gold
Photo by: Larry Sanders
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Temptation, 2014. Glass, 22k gold, sterling, niobium, 18k gold. Photo by: Larry Sanders. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Temptation, 2014
Glass, 22k gold, sterling, niobium, 18k gold
Photo by: Larry Sanders
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Temptation, 2014. Glass, 22k gold, sterling, niobium, 18k gold. Photo by: Larry Sanders. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Temptation, 2014
Glass, 22k gold, sterling, niobium, 18k gold
Photo by: Larry Sanders
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Navel Orange, 2014. Glass, 22k gold, sterling, niobium, 18k gold. Photo by: Larry Sanders. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Navel Orange, 2014
Glass, 22k gold, sterling, niobium, 18k gold
Photo by: Larry Sanders
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Butter/Fly, 2014. Wood, paper, laser engraved pearl by Kristen Beeler, 14k gold. Photo by: Larry Sanders. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Butter/Fly, 2014
Wood, paper, laser engraved pearl by Kristen Beeler, 14k gold
Photo by: Larry Sanders
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Butter/Fly, 2014. Wood, paper, laser engraved pearl by Kristen Beeler, 14k gold. Photo by: Larry Sanders. Piece on Body. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Butter/Fly, 2014
Wood, paper, laser engraved pearl by Kristen Beeler, 14k gold
Photo by: Larry Sanders

Piece on Body

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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Aqua Series, 2008. Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Aqua Series, 2008
Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Aqua Series, 2008. Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Aqua Series, 2008
Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Translucence Series, 2008. Blown glass, 14k gold, 2008. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Translucence Series, 2008
Blown glass, 14k gold, 2008
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2008. Glass, 14k gold. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2008
Glass, 14k gold
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2008. Glass, 14k gold. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2008
Glass, 14k gold
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Translucence Series, 2008. Glass, 14k gold. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Translucence Series, 2008
Glass, 14k gold
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006. Glass, 14k gold. 7,8 x 6,6 x 1,5 cm. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006
Glass, 14k gold
7,8 x 6,6 x 1,5 cm
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006. Glass, 14k gold. 7,8 x 6,6 x 1,5 cm. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006
Glass, 14k gold
7,8 x 6,6 x 1,5 cm
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006. Glass, 14k gold. 6,3 x 5,9 x 1,5 cm. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006
Glass, 14k gold
6,3 x 5,9 x 1,5 cm
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006. Glass, 14k gold. 6,3 x 5,9 x 1,5 cm. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006
Glass, 14k gold
6,3 x 5,9 x 1,5 cm
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Donald Friedlich. Necklace: Magnification Series, 2006. Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, leather. 7,7 x 3,2 x 2,9 cm. Donald Friedlich
Necklace: Magnification Series, 2006
Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, leather
7,7 x 3,2 x 2,9 cm
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2007. Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold. 3 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2007
Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold
3 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 inches
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2007. Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold. 3 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2007
Glass, 22k gold, 18k gold
3 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 inches
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2007. Glass, 22k gold. 3 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2007
Glass, 22k gold
3 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 inches
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Textile Series, 2007. Glass, 14k gold. 3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/8 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Textile Series, 2007
Glass, 14k gold
3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/8 inches
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006. Glass, 14k gold. 11 x 3,5 x 1,5 cm. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006
Glass, 14k gold
11 x 3,5 x 1,5 cm
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006. Glass, 14k gold. 11 x 2,8 x 1,5 cm. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Magnification Series, 2006
Glass, 14k gold
11 x 2,8 x 1,5 cm
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Translucence Series, 2004. Blown glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold. 3 x 3 x 1/2 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Translucence Series, 2004
Blown glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold
3 x 3 x 1/2 inches
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Translucence Series, 2005. Blown glass, 14k gold, 18k gold. 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Translucence Series, 2005
Blown glass, 14k gold, 18k gold
3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 inches
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Translucence Series, 2004. Blown glass, 22k gold, niobium, sterling. 2 7/8 x 2 x 3/8 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Translucence Series, 2004
Blown glass, 22k gold, niobium, sterling
2 7/8 x 2 x 3/8 inches
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Translucence Series, 2001. Dichroic glass, 18k gold, 14k gold,. 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Translucence Series, 2001
Dichroic glass, 18k gold, 14k gold,
2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 inches
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Translucence Series, 2004. Blown glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold. 3 x 3 x 1/2 inches. Donald, FriedlichBrooch: Translucence Series, 2001Dichroic glass, 18k gold, 14k gold3 x 3 x 1/2 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Translucence Series, 2004
Blown glass, 22k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold
3 x 3 x 1/2 inches


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Brooch: Translucence Series, 2001
Dichroic glass, 18k gold, 14k gold
3 x 3 x 1/2 inches

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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Interference Series, 1995. Slate, 22k gold, sterling. 2 x 2 x 3/8 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Interference Series, 1995
Slate, 22k gold, sterling
2 x 2 x 3/8 inches
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Donald Friedlich. Brooch: Interference Series, 1994. Slate, sterling. 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 inches. Donald Friedlich
Brooch: Interference Series, 1994
Slate, sterling
2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 inches
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Statement

For many years, I’ve sought to identify qualities that are unique to jewelry as a medium. One I’ve focused on is that jewelry is seen in motion.  In my Lumina Series Brooches I’ve exploited this movement in such a manner that the brooches appear to dramatically shift color intensity or actually change color when viewed at different angles. At times they appear almost like internally lit neon tubes, saturated with color and full of light.
 
My Lumina Brooches are in part inspired by the effect of sunlight that is reflected by the moon and at times, diffused by cloud cover or fog.
 
Glass has a huge expressive range in terms of form, surface,
color and texture. It can be as transparent as water or opaque as stone. It can be thousands of colors and any form in the world. I have found it fascinating to explore the possibilities.

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2019:
Exhibition  22 Feb 2019 - 22 Mar 2019  Glass Miniatures 2019.
2018:
Exhibition  19 Oct 2018 - 06 Jan 2019  SNAG at Triple Parade in Shanghai 2018.
2017:
Exhibition  17 Nov 2017 - 28 May 2018  Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection..
Workshop  25 Jun 2017 - 07 Jul 2017  Industrial Resources for the Studio Artist by Donald Friedlich.
2016:
Exhibition  04 May 2016 - 19 Jun 2016  In Glass by Donald Friedlich.
Fair  24 Feb 2016 - 01 Mar 2016  Schmuck 2016.
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