Tom Ferrero is an artist, designer, metalsmith and teacher living in Connecticut. His sculptural jewelry portray the fragility of its materials and form, yet contain a timeless sense of permanence. The Fractured Pendant series contains intricately formed shapes that appear to be futuristic spacecraft. The airbourne loft of these pendants are indicated by the metal and steel elements which are as delicate as spun glass, but the pendant itself is then "grounded" with
Tom Ferrero earned his BFA at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y., where he majored in metal sculpture and jewelry design, studying under professors Leonard Urso, Mark Stanitz, and Juan Carlos Caballero-Perez. In 2008 Ferrero graduated from Indiana University with an MFA. He is also an assistant professor of jewelry and metalsmithing at NSCAD University in Halifax, Canada 
For more information about Tom Ferrero and his work, visit www.tomferrerostudio.com/.
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