The four jewelry artists Constanza Salinas, Felicia Mülbaier, Luisa Werner and Natascha Frechen met during their studies in Idar-Oberstein and last year developed the concept of their exhibition as part of “Parcours Bijoux 2020”. The focus is on working with the stone, the artistic process, supplemented by notes and drawings.
“(…) In a long, intensive process, the successive removal of material reveals a new shape that seemed to be hidden inside the stone. Through the interaction of material, body and mind, a new work is formed in our hands. Each piece tells its own story, that of the creation process it went through. Objects, drawings, sketches ... are just as important to us as the finished jewelry itself. Most of the time, they disappear unseen in the drawer, but they play an important role in the creative process. Through them we explore material, form, content and background, they teach us to recognize the essence of our work. (...) ".