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Poetic Metal

Teresa Kiplinger combines precious metals, humble alloys,
enameled images, and original verse to create haunting
and luminous elegies for unknowable souls.
Inspired by personal narratives, memory, and ephemera,
her expressive jewelry calls us to consider the fragility of our existence. 

Browse Teresa's collection of ready to wear jewelry 
or contact her to discuss a custom commission.

From the Ashes, Enameled Earrings Sold

From the Ashes

Enameled Earrings

To Sing the Air Pendant, Cluster Necklace Buy

To Sing the Air Pendant

Cluster Necklace

$448

Without a Map, Enamel and Moonstone Necklace Sold

Without a Map

Enamel and Moonstone Necklace

Letters from the Studio

February 17, 2020

Washed Out

I step into the stall, twist the knob
until it stops, head down,
a supplicant before the water. I observe my barren belly,
and the mole
I should remove when a spider
crawls,... {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}

March 19, 2019

We Were All Ghosts

It had snowed in early Spring, and a warm snap caused a cloak of mist to settle among the trees. I walked in the heavy air, so dense it made my breath sound like that... {more}

Instagram The Latest from Teresa Kiplinger on Instagram

about 5 hours ago

"It's late and I've lost my way, but I will not follow the sun." I etched the first lines of my poem, "North for Geese" onto a medallion along with a hand painted enameled scene of a moonlit forest path in my necklace called, 'The Traveler.' . 🖤 This piece will be available in my shop update this Sat., 2-22-20 at 7pm EST. 🖤 Follow my stories and posts this week to see all the pieces that will be included in the update. Thank you! . Enamel, sterling silver, original poem; etched, hand painted, torch fired. 18" dainty sterling silver rolo chain with spring clasp. . #instajewelry #instasmithy #instasmith #silversmith #Metalsmith #metalsmithing #courage #secondact #donotgogentle #jewelrydesign #jewelrydesigner #RioJeweler #SNAGmember #TESmember #handmadejewelry #handmade #handcraftedjewelry #itislaterthanyouthink #contemporaryenamel #enamel #enamelist #enamelart #enameljewelry #enamelart #enameled #vitreousenamel #jeweleyaddict #showmeyourjewelry #myjourney #jewelryoftheday #jewelrylover

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