Diatom

Diatom
Sterling silver
1 1/8 x 1 1/8 inches

This commission was one of my most interesting premises. I was to make a diatom. Diatoms are single celled, microscopic alga that come in many forms and live pretty much anywhere there is water. It is estimated that these little guys give produce 20-40% of earth’s oxygen through photosynthesisĀ (Diatoms of the US). I had a lot of fun with this and will probably be exploring other diatom shapes in the future.