elizabeth corkery: gemstones

by Grace Bonney

Next spring, we’re packing our bags and heading to Australia for the D*S Book Tour: Part 2. This fall, we’ll be visiting close to 35 cities in the States and Canada, but after the holidays, we’ll break out our big suitcases for trips to the UK, France and Australia. I’ve been dying to go to Australia since I wrote this post back in 2006, so this is sort of a lifelong dream come true. Over the past seven years of running D*S, I’ve been compiling an overwhelming list of amazing artists that are originally from Australia. One of them is Elizabeth Corkery, a fantastic printmaker from Sydney who is currently living and working in Brooklyn. I love Elizabeth’s way with bold colors, but this gemstone collection is my favorite. I’m not sure what it is about jewel tones that I love, but the rich colors and faceted edges get me every time. These would be so beautiful framed in a dressing room (if you’re lucky enough to have one) or outside of a bedroom closet. It would certainly inspire me to take better care of my jewelry. Click here to check out more of Elizabeth’s work online. xo, grace

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