Mixed Media Madness
mosaics, jewelry, more
"Everyday items take on new life when Sylvana Baracchini works her magic, transforming broken dishes, pottery, old jewelry, hardware, and unusual or particularly meaningful objects into wearable art, mirrors, light switch covers, wall hangings, and other unique works with a mosaic pattern.
“Each piece takes on its own personality and has a unique story to tell from the objects used to create it,” said Baracchini, a self-taught artisan whose work is featured at Artisans in the Square, 63 South St. “It’s like putting together a puzzle. Each piece is hand-laid one at a time, and it all needs to fit together. It’s very labor-intensive, but I love it!”