Lauren Ryan | Swimming in it

Lauren Ryan | Swimming in it

Materials: 100% recycled sterling silver, sterling silver wire, quartz with petroleum inclusions

Undergraduate, Queensland College of Art – Griffith University, Australia

“Since joining Ethical Metalsmiths I have begun to pay more attention to understanding where my materials come from and whether or not they are ethically sourced, especially stones. Closer involvement with local lapidary clubs and their student members over the past few months has helped increase my knowledge in this area.”