Sand Casting (Sterling)
Sand casting is an ancient technique which can be traced back to earlier than 1000 B.C. I use sticky sand and ceate a cavity using a positive form. I melt sterling in a furnace and pour it into the funnel of the sand mould. The mould is then destroyed in order to remove a unique piece.
Ossa Sepia Casting (Sterling)
Ossa-Sepia casting is a ‘lost form of casting’ as the moulds can only be used one time. The moulds are made from the bones of the cuttlefish. The individual patterns of the bone make each cast unique.
Amber / Bone / Shell
A mudlark is someone who scavenges in river mud for
items of value, a term used especially to describe those
who scavenged this way in London during the late 18th
and 19th centuries.
Blasts / Space Rocks
Trinitite, also known as atomsite or Alamogordo glass, is the glassy residue left on the desert floor after the plutonium-based Trinity nuclear bomb test on July 16, 1945, near Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Remnants of tools and badges make me suspect that most of the debris come from the former Berlin Exportviertel (Ritterstraße) or the Zeitungsviertel (Friedrichsstraße). The northwest of Kreuzberg was almost completely razed to the ground by Allied bombers on February 3, 1945.