Looking for inspirations when creating your next piece of jewelry? Then take a minute to visit the Mixed Metal Jewelry Design board on pinterest to see some amazing pieces by some really talented jewelry designers.
This is a great way to get ideas for:
- Different Color Palettes to Use
- Design Layouts
- Combining Unusual Materials
- Ideas about Texture
- Use of patinas
- Finishing Styles
Others Suggestions for Jewelry Inspirations:
Patterns in Nature:
Mother Nature is the most prolific artist around! She is an endless resource for artists, especially when it comes to seeing patterns to inspire new artistic designs. Here are some interesting patterns I found that could be incorporated into design work- whether you are looking at the shape, the color palette, or the texture, it helps to open the imagination to greater possibilities.
Photograph from Odyssey Earth
Photograph from Animal-Kid.com, their Gallery of Nature Patters has 14 amazing photographs that could really inspire you to start a new piece.
They have an awesome photo gallery of patterns from nature. Some of the categories include flowers, rocks and microscopic earth.
This photograph is from Wired, in an article entitled Earth's Most Stunning Fractal Patterns.
Let's all give a big round of applause to Mother Nature! She has really gifted us with so many beautiful treasures, we just need to take the time to appreciate them
Share your favorite pattern from nature in the comment section below.