Portfolio > Cockroach Series 2007-2010

Cockroach Series: Combat
sterling silver, tool dipped copper, disassembled army toys
4" x 3" x 1"
2009
Combat: detail
sterling silver, tool dipped copper, disassembled army toys
4" x 3" x 1"
2009
Cockroach Series: Kinetic
sterling silver, brass, recycled toy parts
4" x 3" x 1"
2009
Kinetic: up detail
sterling silver, brass, recycled toy parts
4" x 3.75" x 1"
2009
Cockroach Series: Relic
copper, 24k kumboo, silver, glass, acrylic, insect leg,
3.75" x 2.5" x 0.5"
2009
Cockroach Series: Carapace
sterling silver, enamel, copper
3.25" x 1.5" x 0.375"
2009
Carapace detail
sterling silver, enamel, copper
3.25" x 1.5" x 0.375"
2009
Cockroach Series: Circuit
sterling silver, carved acrylic, circuit board
2.5" x 1.25" x 0.25"
2007
Cockroach Series: Car
sterling silver, recycled toy meal parts
2.5" x 1.5" x 0.75"
2007
Car detail
sterling silver, recycled kids meal toy parts
2.5" x 1.5" x 0.75"
2007
Cockroach Series: Saint
sterling silver, kumboo, wood
3.0" x 1.5" x 0.25"
2007
Cockroach Series: Motel
copper, wood, acrylic, colored pencil
3.75" x 4.0" x 0.25"
2007
Cockroach Series: Kitsch
sterling silver, cast resin, repurposed dollar store items
4.5" x 3" x 0.5"
2007
Cockroach Series: Casino
sterling silver, dice, recycled plastic
6" x 2.5" x 0.5"
2007
Cockroach Series: Clock
sterling silver, brass, wood, Timex watch parts
3.5" x 1.5" x 0.375"
2009
Clock detail
sterling silver, brass, wood, Timex watch parts
3.5" x 1.5" x 0.375"
2009

Cockroach Series, explores a number of topics including; tenacity, response to extermination and the martyrdom of the pest.

“The intimacy of adornment inspires me. I am intrigued with where my objects go after I make them. I see all art as a form of communication, but in the case of adornment, much of the conversation lies in the hands of the wearer and viewer. This is what excites me the most about adornment.”

Cami Ruh Clemo