Silver: A Chain for Charity and an Extraordinary Medusa Crown



Links of LoveIt all started in fall 2013, when Peter D’Enbeau, owner of Cincinnati’s Soulmates Jewelry, made a suggestion to his fellow jewelers on Facebook’s Metalsmiths Coffee House group: making a holiday gift for the group’s administrator. He had proposed a bracelet, but after 72 people committed to contribute a link, D’Enbeau realized the project was becoming more than just a present.Because he thought he might collect 100 links, he named the ­project A Hundred for One. But a total of 194 artists from seven countries added to the roughly 5-pound, 33-foot-long piece: Silver, brass, copper, and even gold links came from locales including the Philippines (right after Typhoon Haiyan struck), Brazil, and India—one link from a man recovering from cancer, and another (the very last) made by human trafficking survivor members. The chain will be auctioned to benefit the Craft Em
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