Li-Chu Wu - Paper Jewelry Artist

I came across the work of Li-Chu Wu while googling paper jewelry and found her unusual designs to be nothing short of fascinating.

Li-Chu Wu Grassland Brooch
Grassland Brooch

The pieces are uniquely modern, composed of many concentric layers of high quality art paper, often set in silver. I can't help but marvel at the workmanship - how does she do this?! Laser, dies, by hand? Li-Chu describes her technique only as a combination of metalsmithing and new technologies.

Li-Chu Wu Ocean Necklace
Ocean Necklace

She studied Jewelry Design and Making in Taiwan and recently completed a Master in Jewelry and Silversmithing at Birmingham City University in England.

Li-Chu Pure ring
Pure Ring

Li-Chu was granted free workspace for a year at Design Studio in Birmingham where she is launching her career.

Li-Chu Wu Floral Necklace
Floral Necklace

Li-Chu Wu's website. She also blogs and is on Facebook.
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Comments

  1. Truly extraordinary.

    I couldn't help but think "fractals" when I saw the first image. Am going to look at her site.

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  2. Truly amazing. I don't have a favourite , I like them all .

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  3. OOooo... while they are all magnificent, the Ocean Necklace is my fave! LOVE it!!!!

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  4. another amazing artist...how do they come up with their ideas??

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  5. Wow! Just when I think that they can't come up with more interesting things to make out of paper, you show us new pictures and I'm amazed all over again. This is fabulous!

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  6. what a beautiful creation!
    Greetings Baukje

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  7. Fascinating, indeed! All those layers are just mesmerizing.

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  8. wow this is just amazing cant believe that its paper..........wow!!!!!!!!!!

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  9. Terrific!!!bravo! so dificult!!! and too beautifull! Kisses from Greece.

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  10. Inspiring jewellery!!
    Licia

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  11. OMG! What an awesome artisan! Thanks for showcasing this amazing work. Yes, only superlatives will do for this artist!

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