Metalsmiths for Change

Erin Harris - @elmharris

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  • Regular price $410.00

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This auction starts July 15th at 10am PST and ends July 19th AT 10am PST.



Item description:

Sterling silver and etched brass/sterling bi metal lung locket, with space inside for two photos, held in my sterling retaining rings. I started making lung lockets as a response to Covid-19. With a quote from Oprah etched on the outside, I made them as a reminder to appreciate every healthy, deep breath that fills my lungs, and every second I have of health and life on this planet. I completed them days before George Floyd was murdered, when having the privilege to breathe took on a new meaning.   I'm donating this locket in honor of the black lives that have suffered police brutality, and have taken their last breath under the knees and hands of reprehensible white officers. "Breathe.  Let go.  And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for certain."