Author Archives: Morgan Herum

About Morgan Herum

I am a metalsmith and jewelry maker, print maker, and performance artist. I graduated in 2013 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a BFA concentrating in jewelry and metalsmithing.

Aparigraha 

Can we have a comfortable home, give and receive gifts, eat well, make decent money at our job without feeling the pain of letting these go?  Since our life is temporary, it is almost as if everything that we have … Continue reading

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Healthy Gut Microbiome 1st post

I am sharing the ways in which I know and practice and/or have researched to heal and maintain a healthy gut bacteria, or Microbiome. Today I am doing a intermittent fast, limiting consumption to mostly water.  Just as we all … Continue reading

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Sri Yantra

I have been super inspired by the Sri Yantra, Sanskrit for “sacred instrument.”  It is a map for finding the way to the center of your being.            

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Aquamarine Rings

Inspired by my last commission of turning old wedding bands into necklaces, I decided to make a pair of matching, tension-set, aquamarine rings for my love and me.  Aquamarine is a stone that promotes eternal love.     

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Old Bands

A friend of mine had asked me to upcycle his and his wife’s old wedding bands that had been tucked away for years in a jewelry box.  With no direct access to casting processes, I used almost all cold processes … Continue reading

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Manifestations of Yoga Jewelry

Photographer: Jeff Pearcy Model: Morgan Herum (myself)

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Manifestations of Yoga at the Riverwest Cooperative!

My latest body of work is up in the Riverwest Cooperative Cafe now through the end of January! Go check it out!Manifestations of Yoga includes nine wearable pierced organic forms.  The designs originate on the yoga mat during my practice the … Continue reading

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