Fragments of Light

Monthly Archives: January 2017


As we celebrate Epiphany, here are a series of luminous surfaces created using precious metals and pigments made of semi-precious minerals. Artist Anne B. Schwartz brings her passion as a jewelry designer working with gemstones to bear in her series Crystal Auras.

Anne B. Schwartz, Tourmaline Sky, 2013.

“I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering; surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy!”
—Louise Bogan

Anne B. Schwartz, The Light Within, 2014.

“When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.”
—John Muir

Anne B. Schwartz, Cosmos, 2013.

“. . . opening their treasure chests, they offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.”
—Matthew 2:9-11