GESTURES OF CLAMPING
Clamp brooches | Limited edition of 15 jewelry pieces inspired by industrial devices. An attempt to illustrate and also handle the overall feeling during the coronavirus lockdown. Jewelry, made of steel, which serves as a symbol of restraint, safety and support, yet constricts in a rigid, strict position and thus creates a sense of immobility, atrophy, suffocation.
Clamp (n.) (v.)
– a device, usually of some rigid material, for strengthening or supporting objects or fastening them together.
– an appliance with opposite sides or parts that may be adjusted or brought closer together to hold or compress something.
to fasten with or fix in a clamp.
clamp down, to become stricter.
clamp down on, to impose or increase controls on.