"This is part of a series of amulets, to celebrate a post-COVID world when everything is better than 'normal'... The materials are mostly organic and sourced from ethical dealers or recycled from other sources."

Pierre Cavalan is an established jeweller who was Chair of the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW in 1992. He has work held in a number of significant national and international collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, the museum of Arts and Design New York, USA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas, USA and the Imperial War Museum London, UK.

Incan-Decent, 2022
Silver, labradorite, nephite, moth agate, amber, black pearl, river stone

Image top: Pierre Cavalan, Incan Decent, 2020. Photo: Courtesy of the artist