Jake’s working process is ritualistic and informed by thousands of years of tradition. His process is a form of active meditation. When in the feedback loop of designing/making, he is able to briefly disconnect from a separate, dichotomous, individual self and connect with a vaster awareness. Jake’s major medium, jewelry, embodies the essence of divinity from the time of the mediums’ origin and serves as a reminder of majesty and beauty. His designs come from observing nature and recognizing the common structures. The work serves to connect maker, wearer, and observer in a harmonious way with each other and to serve as a reminder of the divinity of ourselves and of all things.
Our Artists / Jake Martin