Jeff Dever revealed some of his newest works at the SOFA Chicago show in November. His style has taken recent turns too as he explores new ground.
Fascinated by modern art and mid-century modern design, Jeff created these pieces in response to that curiosity. He intends to continue evolving in this direction.
At the left is his nod to Matisse called Land and Sea, the Third Day. The brooch at right leans more toward Alexander Calder and is called Alexander’s Orbit.
All of Dever’s series of brooches are meant to be arranged by the wearer. He calls them his “p’installations” and you can see them gracefully winding down lapels and peeking out of pockets.
See more of Jeff’s new designs on Facebook and his site. Be sure to read about his pieces that are currently on exhibit at the Beijing International Contemporary Metal & Jewelry Art Exhibit 2015.
Lorrene Baum-Davis ,
Very cool. He is a very sweet man who is incredibly talented. Great teacher too.
Annie Pennington ,
These are great. Plus, I am totally on board with anyone who promotes wearing multiple brooches!