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Artizen 4-2

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Precious Our super-connected globe and its fluctuating resources have redefined for many what makes an item most valuable to them. What���s deemed ���precious��� is a matter of personal choice, but also often a function of how design and materials stand up against both actual time and the shortening waves of our attention spans. Katie Poterala, a South Carolina artist, creates complex adornments that are both functional and an exploration of the preciousness of jewelry itself. She processes and reprocesses shape and material, decay and size, coming out with lush, thought-provoking pieces. We asked her a few questions about her experiments and processes. 37

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