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Anica Lin Jewelry

The Horn Hoop, Sterling silver hoops

The Horn Hoop, Sterling silver hoops

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ARTIST STATEMENT (Animal Armour Collection)

As a Taiwanese woman born and raised in the Kingdom of Eswatini, I use my work to grapple with issues of identity, and interpret my unique experiences through hand-fabricated, wearable designs.

This piece is part of my newest collection entitled Animal Armour. In this collection I explore the concept of female fragility and what it means to find power within it. 

My personal interpretation of female fragility is translated through my own experience as a victim of sexual assault. This collection was a way of taking control of my narrative and channeling emotions of anger, disappointment and rage into empowerment. 

As someone who is intrinsically connected to the natural world, I looked to the natural fauna of Eswatini as a source of visual inspiration. I observed different species of male antelope and aimed to capture the essence of their horns and their movement in the natural landscape. Horns are a form of protection in animals, sitting atop the heads of these bovidae like majestic crowns. I wanted to emulate that in this collection, and create pieces that reminded me of my own grit and tenacity, and in turn the wearer's. 

As with my pieces, each horn is slightly different and truly unique to its owner. They are powerful symbols of strength and protection. 

I designed these pieces as an homage to strength, in which the wearer can feel both empowered and fragile wearing a piece of armour.

Title: The Horn Hoop 


Sterling silver 


Diameter of hoop: 27mm
thickness: 3.3mm - 1.88mm

Push Back for earring back and meant for the earlobe

Date created: September 2023,  handcarved in wax and cast making it a production piece.


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