Jeweler Britta Boeckmann doesn’t have a plan when she designs her wood-fragment and resin accessories. Instead, she uses the natural form of the wood fragments to define the shape, fusing them with colored and sometimes glow-in-the-dark resin to make her jewelry. Boeckmann then smooths each piece with sandpaper and applies varnish to give it lustre.
“I use pieces of wood that are usually firewood and I don’t kill any trees,” Boeckmann told Bored Panda. “All the wood I use is already dead. I collect it either from forests or I get wooden gifts from my fellow woodworker friends from the Wangaratta Woodworking group. They collect unique offcuts for me which they can’t use and which they would otherwise burn. With my work I want to make people aware of Australia’s beautiful Nature treasures.”
Boeckmann moved from moved to Wangaratta in Nov. 2013 and there joined the Wangaratta woodworkers where she started working with wood and resin. In April 2014, she moved to Melbourne and got herself a small workshop. In January 2014, Boeckmann founded BoldB jewelry and began to sell her pieces online.
Boeckmann’s pieces are available on Etsy
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