kate clements


Crowns. GLASS crowns. This is the delicate, beautiful work of Philadelphia based glass artist Kate Clements…. and here’s why she does what she does:

“I construct decorative, non-functional glass headdresses to initiate a new conversation about narcissistic female adornment. Throughout history the cultural construction of feminine identity has contributed to a persistent desire by women to transcend what nature has given them physically. I believe these gestures of transformation are made selfishly and with pleasure, in hopes to achieve a fantasy…. I am interested in the adornments of the celebration of the ‘perfect’ woman. These celebrations can include beauty queens, exotic dancers, and ironically in it’s most extreme manifestation: the bride.

Brides, and bridesmaids, need veils… that she makes out of glass:


I mean, come on. ♥

comments (4)

  1. Elissa S Nesheim /// 05.26.2015 /// 10:30am

    fabulous! 🙂 I <3 these…

  2. zandra zuraw /// 05.26.2015 /// 12:59pm

    Whoa. Those veils are…. unbelievable! So cool. Thanks for sharing!

  3. mira woodworth /// 05.26.2015 /// 10:35pm

    Having a slap my forehead, damn, I wish I thought of that moment! These are fantastic. Great find.

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