Erik Swenson,
Wood Artist

Wood sculpture and jewelry inlaid with semi-precious gemstones and minerals…

I use Northwest burl wood and inlay stone, mineral and metal. Once I combine these elements I make jewelry pieces in the classic cabochon forms wrapped in silver, and sculptures in the likeness of natural geometric shapes. I do all the work myself and use all salvaged, scrap or drift wood from the Pacific Northwest. I use all non-toxic glues and finishes and get most of my stone and metals from reclaimed sources and my own modest gatherings.

Artist Images

Inlaid Wood Cabochon Group


Double Terminated Buckeye Burl


Manzanita with Turquoise and Charoite


Grandpa's Sphere


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