Honorable Mention – Jewelry / Metalsmithing
Title of Art Piece: Viridescent
Category: Jewelry / Metalsmithing – 2023
Student/Artist’s Name: Ava Leonard
School: Palmer High School
Grade: 12th
Artist Statement: I made this pendent while exploring using sterling silver wire to wrap glass I tumbled myself. The “sea glass” is held in frame made of woven 18 gauge aluminum wire and 26 gauge sterling silver wire hung on a leather cord.
Artwork Dimensions: 7 x 2.5 x 1.3cm

Original Images:
1. https://artalaska.org/wp-content/uploads/gravity_forms/52-a6a69575a0bcf9c504f5378a8b3c8199/2023/04/IMG_3569.jpg

2. https://artalaska.org/index.php?gf-download=2023%2F04%2FIMG_3567.jpg&form-id=52&field-id=38&hash=d4ae80c9a463864094c16e00198f55eae86385cdba4dd488b91c9981c3317fc3

3. https://artalaska.org/index.php?gf-download=2023%2F04%2FIMG_3568.jpg&form-id=52&field-id=38&hash=384ed1a4d483fd8637da682fb67389bf73682379ea6cb7586702361dad9faeb7