Sharon Armstead a.k.a Kiahdesign, currently settled in the South coast of Australia specializes in paper jewelry art. Her work involves recycling paper into fine exotic wearable jewelries. She usually works on hand marbled papers, silk screened papers, newspapers and computer papers. The idea behind this artwork is to reduce the waste around her and thus creating something beautiful out of them. She love’s the idea of inherent contradiction between the “preciousness” of jewelry versus the everyday material of paper.
The Paper has always been Sharon Armstead’s favorite medium which ultimately led her into making these exquisite hand made paper jewelries. She makes brooch, beads, necklaces, bracelets, Finer-rings, ear-rings and more out of paper. she’s a fine arts degree holder from London who has recently won fair trade and Eco-jewelry award.
If ever you travel to Australia you can check out her jewelries in various regional galleries and shops.
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