Mary Lee Hu – Wire Artist
Posted by learntobead on September 26, 2012
Mary Lee Hu — Wire Artist
Have you ever wondered how far you could push your wire so that it sings? Mary Lee Hu shows you just how far.
She frames, knits, braids, weaves, shapes wire into wonderful jewelry compositions.
Her textile approach to wire working is captivating. We can learn alot about how to use wire by studing techniques in fiber, textiles, tablet weaving and basketry.
There is also a beautiful book Knitted, Knotted, Twisted, and Twined: The Jewelry of Mary Lee Hu which celebrates 100 of her designs over the years.
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