Sea Glass Meets Wire Weaving

by Roze Malone.
(New England)

Sea Glass with Wire Weaving by Roze Malone  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Cool Blue Slice – Brass wire, sea glass necklace

Most of my life I’ve expressed my creativity through music as a classical violinist and currently as a rock-n-roll player with my band.

Over the years my artistic impulses carried me in many directions besides music to include repurposing furniture, macrame, dancing, decorating, garden design, etc…

Sea Glass with Wire Weaving by Roze Malone  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Fiery Heart – Home-tumbled glass, brass wire

The inspiration for my SeaWeaves creations began during many walks with my dogs on the beaches of New England, collecting sea glass. Another inspiration was a collection of vintage jewelry I inherited from my grandmother.

I’d seen wire wrapping, but I felt that was already being done by many artisans, and I needed to go beyond wrapping for a more personal expression. I found it in wire weaving.

La-Cravate-Verte Sea Glass with Wire Weaving by Roze Malone  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

La Cravate Verte Sea Glass – Brass wire, sea glass necklace

Wire weaving is a way for me to combine sea glass, vintage jewelry and creative expression.

My approach to design is spontaneous; not planned, no templates, drawings, or jigs. No drills, no solder, no glue. I create my own chains, bails, chokers, clasps, and settings. I wanted to keep it organic as possible like the materials I use, simultaneously simple yet complex. As I’m creating, each design changes from moment to moment.

Saturnalia Silver-plated wire, bronze wire, beach bead bracelet

I hope my art evokes memories of times at the beach, with loved ones, and the simple yet complex beauty of the ocean.

Roze Malone
SeaWeaves
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  • Gorgeous jewelry against beautiful backdrops, Roze! Simply stunning wirework paired with colorful sea glass – a feast for the eyes.

  • Roze Malone says:

    Hi Rena

    I’m thrilled that you like my work.

    Thank you for the post, and mostly thank you for the Jewelry Making Journal, it’s fabulous!

    All the best,

    Roze
    SeaWeaves

  • Roze,
    Beautiful work! How long have you been wire wrapping? Such detail…Kudos to you!

  • Elizabeth Reid says:

    Gorgeous wire weaving and wonderful creativity. Love it.

  • Joan Roberts says:

    Absolutely stunning!

  • Fantastic work – thank you for posting.

  • Deborah Rodriguez says:

    Very Beautiful ! Amazing wirework !

  • Marsha says:

    Absolutely beautiful

  • NB says:

    Roze,
    Your jewelry is beautiful, the wire weaving is just simply stunning.

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