Alex Ozers: Full Artist Spotlight

 

 

Alex Ozers of From the Reliquary loves to push the boundaries of jewelry design and aesthetic. The holidays are a perfect opportunity to experiment with new ideas and bold pieces.


Here’s our full interview with Alex in his own words: 


How did you get started creating your pieces?

Well, I went to school for painting, but I very quickly discovered that it’s easier to sell a necklace than a painting, if you can believe it. The rent had to be paid, so I’ve been doing this since.  

 

What’s the favorite part of your work/what you make?

Beating the hell out of metal and setting it on fire is a pretty sweet gig.  

 


How do you express your creativity through your work?

I try to think about the classic aesthetic qualities of jewelry and just mess around with that. Complicate the expected, see how far I can push a design.

 

What brings you joy?

Reveling in contempt.

 

What challenge(s) have you overcome?

Probably too few, but enough to roll my eyes when a new one shows up and just keep on truckin’.

 

Anything exciting in the works/coming up for you? 

The holidays are coming, which is always such a great opportunity to try out new ideas. People shopping for gifts are more attracted to bold pieces that they might shy away from for themselves. Everyone wants to make a splash with an exciting gift, so I get to just run wild creatively. 

 

 

What do you wish for the world? 


Higher taxes on income that isn’t directly earned through labor. 

 

Shop his collection of items at MADE here :)  

You can also check out his Instagram and Website 💙💜 



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