MARION DELARUE-FR | Hunting jewellery-Neriage of white stoneware and china (a japanese technic consisting of mixing two kinds of clays of different colours). 2009 "In Germany, a hunting jewel is an adornment made out of tusks, horns, teeth or antlers of animals killed by the hunter. He will wear them for luck on his next hunts"
Defense Set : MARION DELARUE-FR " “In my creations, I play mainly on the ambivalence of feeling existing between attraction and repulsion. I attempt to attract the viewer and to make him/her feel like using these unusual objects by choosing meticulous traditional techniques, natural material or recognizable aesthetic codes.
MARION DELARUE-FR hand object-Root of vine, pounded and polish silver. 2009 "Roots are very often used in “voodoo” magic for their positive strength and the vital energy emanating from them. This root has been “ergonomically” sculpted so as to espouse the shape of a hand. The contact zone between skin and wood has been lined with a fine layer of silver...
MARION DELARUE-FR Trophy Jewel-China, slip, enamel. 2009 "The tooth is probably one of the most ancient ornaments. This piece was created in reference into the trophy jewels of Azandes (equatorial Africa) who make necklace with the teeth of their assassinated enemies. This one would look traditionnal and common if it wasn’t for some abnormal teeth in it. ..