The process of working with horn was based in experimenting with the material, to learn the possibilities of it. By collecting and studying plants and grasses from the local nature I found inspiration for ways to shape and connect the materials. Furthermore I interviewed people with knowledge about waste in the meat industry because the horn is completely bio degradable and can even be used as fertilizer.
With that circular process in mind I created a technique, to connect the materials naturally without the use of glue, so each material can be taken apart again and reused. Today most of the horn is a byproduct of the meat production, which is burned together with other leftover materials. Therefore I wanted to discuss the definition of waste and thereby investigate how to focus on unused ressources by making jewellery out of a waste material.
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