by Miki Tanaka
Hand-crafted in red bronze, brass and 100% natural cotton rope color choices:
natural cotton or hand-dyed indigo
Made in Red Hook.
This hand made bracelet represents the power of the simple hook to connect – physically and metaphorically. Proceeds from the sale of the bracelets will benefit the Artist Volunteer Center.
Born of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, artist Jason Maas funneled his life changing experience into a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a forum to witness, present and participate in artwork that is derived from direct engagement with socially conscious issues.
The Artist Volunteer Center, Founder & Director - Jason Maas
These experiences led me to found the nonprofit The Artist Volunteer Center
Artist Miki Tanaka standing at Hurricane Sandy’s waterline outside her home studio
Miki has developed her unique style as a working metalsmith and jewelry designer since 1999 and currently designs and producesher own lines from her Brooklyn, NY studio. Finding inspiration from history, personal experience, functional antique artifacts, ancientmetal work, people and other creatures she encounters, Miki views her jewelry collections as a story telling tool, hoping that each piece will start a new story to the wearer.
The Artist Volunteer Center (The AV Center) promotes volunteerism by artists and supports the creation of artwork inspired by volunteer action. The AV Center is a destination for those seeking a forum to witness, present and participate in artwork that is derived from direct engagement with socially conscious issues. The Artist Volunter Center