January 31IN: NewsJewellery Finalist 2016/Nicola Savage My neckpiece is a reaction to my urban environment... ShareI am a contemporary studio jeweller from Durban and an architect’s daughter. I have grown up with buildings – buildings during conception, buildings being built and completed buildings.I loved the idea of mixing cement with my construction of silver. My neckpiece is constructed using sterling silver and cement.It is a reaction to my urban environment, both past and present. I live and work in the city and am surrounded by this urban jungle of buildings, windows, entrances and exits as well as the construction of buildings. It is from this that my angular scaffolding of silver being held together with concrete, is inspired.Related ArticlesMarch 21IN: NewsEMERGING TALENT POPS UP AT THE AVA GALLERY March 13IN: NewsTalent From Emerging Creatives Showcases At Pop-Up Exhibition At Nelson Mandela University Bird Street Gallery, Port ElizabethMarch 06IN: NewsMeet the Judges - Pieter Mathews, 2019February 18IN: NewsMeet the judges – Adelheid von Maltitz, 2019February 15IN: NewsMeet Judge & Curator Stephen HobbsFebruary 15IN: NewsDon’t forget the deadline!