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"...Bugg's jewellery embodies an expression of solidity, groundedness and finesse"

Professor Leanne Dowse

D Slab Necklace Detail
Slab necklace (reversible) 2014
Moissanite rings
Big Mac brooch 2020_edited
Shrapnel necklace + Versus brooch
U Turn necklace 2014
Pyrite power ring
Decay bangle
Solitaire oxidized ring
Lucky Rabbit necklace body
Ned ring
observatory necklace
innercity double reversable necklace
Risen necklace detail
Breezeblock necklace
Halfway house earrings
Blue metal ring
Slater necklace
Peacock brooch detail

Burger Brooch

 
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Big Mac Brooch

Big Mac Brooch, Edition #2, 2020

Thylacine locket
Concrete brooch in silver setting with pink angora detail

Locket containing Thylacine hair and DNA

Emma Bugg is a Tasmanian artist who creates jewellery, using unconventional materials such as concrete and Big Macs. She is a co-founder of State of Flux Workshop, a contemporary jewellery gallery and workshop founded in 2020. Emma experiments with connective technologies such as NFC tags and QR codes to tell captivating stories through her creations. She is interested in collaborating with scientists to make complex information more accessible and engaging for a broader audience.


Emma's professional career began in 2010, and her unique jewellery has garnered international recognition,  and features in prestigious collections such as MONA and Science Gallery MelbourneShe envisions a convergence of science and art to create compelling wearable sculptures that challenge conventional boundaries and inspire people to see the world from a fresh perspective.
 

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