A Sterling Silver cast head
 of a
Satyr with an engraved Red Beryl
 natural crystal (Wah-Wah Mountains, Utah)

displayed on a sculptured base.  
Height: 5"  
Red Beryl: 26 carats.

The Sterling Silver sculptured base was carved in wax and then cast.

bPhotos by M J Colella

The lost-wax silver was cast at
APM- Annapolis Precious Metals, in Annapolis, MD.




What are these lines engraved in my sculptures?
'They are the construction lines, the base of the creation,
bounding the various focal points.
These lines are engraved pursuing a continuous movement
of shapes and contour,
creating light and shadow, and giving dimension to the sculpture.
Tracing their continuous movement gives the correct shape
and position of each form.
These same lines are the highlight of my most recent works."


? Serras-Herman is probably one of the most extensively trained artists
working in gem carving in North America-- and it shows in her work??.
Coming to gem carving from the vantage point of large-scale sculpture,
Helen Serras-Herman creates miniature masterpieces
underscored by centuries of art history."

-- Cathleen McCarthy




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