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Poetic Metal

Teresa Kiplinger combines precious metals, humble alloys,
enameled images, and original verse to create luminous art jewelry.
Inspired by personal narratives, memory, and ephemera,
her expressive works call us to consider the fragility of our existence. 

Browse Teresa's collection of ready to wear jewelry.

We Were All Ghosts, Stacking Rings Buy

We Were All Ghosts

Stacking Rings

$428

Brambles in Winter, Pendant Necklace Sold

Brambles in Winter

Pendant Necklace

Letters from the Studio

March 24, 2020

Arrival

The sun is sliding off its track,
making its way
to a planet with more promise,

its airbrush dusk
now indifferent middle grays–
Mondays, Thursdays.

Alone on my hill
my breath... {more}

February 17, 2020

Washed Out

I step into the stall,
turn the knob to hot,
head down, a supplicant before the water. I observe my barren belly,
and the mole
I should remove when a spider
crawls, then falls{more}

June 09, 2019

I'd Rather Be Carried

I wish I could remember the last Father's Day with my dad, any little thing he did or said – but the events that followed it have swallowed the memory. Instead, I must imagine it... {more}

𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘺⁣⁣⁣
⁣⁣⁣Brooch in progress.⁣⁣⁣
⁣⁣⁣Vitreous enamel; hand...

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𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘺⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣Brooch in progress.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣Vitreous enamel; hand painted, torch fired.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣This is one of a series of art jewelry pieces incorporating dead, flightless, and falling birds. I designed these pieces to provoke a strong sense of compassion and charity; they are my response to a pervasive callousness, a call for empathy for others. ⁣

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