Anja Šućura is a multidisciplinary artist with a current focus on metal and a background in textiles, painting and a number of other mediums. Originally from Belgrade, Serbia, she currently resides in Fredericton, New Brunswick where she obtained a Diploma in Metal/Jewellery Arts from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Šućura’s practice is based on material and technical exploration with conceptual development that, more often than not, happens in the process of creating. Regardless of its complexity, the work is always aimed at creating a connection with her audience.
‘Coming from 3 years of intense college experience focused on executing complex conceptual projects, Šućura’s new work is a purification of thought and form, a return to the basics. Pearls are symbolic of wisdom gained through experience and have been one of the staples in Šućura’s artistic practice and the main source of inspiration for her new body of work.
‘Inverted’ was imagined as a capsule collection consisting of elegant, versatile and timeless pieces. The crisp lines of geometric silver frames paired with lustrous, freshwater pearls give an edge to a traditionally feminine look. The variety in finishes, colours and shapes gives the option of mixing and matching, stacking or just sticking to that one special piece. Subtle yet eye-catching, these body adornments were made to be worn in any and all occasions, as delicate or as bold as you wish them to be.
Materials: Sterling Silver, Freshwater Pearls
Techniques: soldering/construction, riveting