Mia Hebib is a Bosnian born artist based out of New York, who works primarily in jewelry design and sculptural forms. She was in a show called “Islam Contemporary” at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts on August 2, 2013. Mia Hebib started her education as a jewler at the School for Applied Arts and Design in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2001, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metals and Jewelry from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Mia moved to New York City to continue her exploration in metal. She started a corporate jewelry design career with Jacmel Jewelry, Liz Claiborne, Henri Bendel and BCBG Generation and offered design consultation to Tory Burch jewelry design team. Since she was part of a corporate jeweler, she became…show more content… The idea that Since Hebib spent additional time to make this silver have a darkened look, it could connect back to how the Rock Crystal Ewer was made to look like glass, even though it wasn’t. Both of these works are great examples of artists using materials in an altered state to achieve a desired look.
Mia Hebib’s piece, Irregularities , a set of stackable rings, is comparable to The Bobrinsky Bucket . The Bobrinsky Bucket is a brass work and is augmented in a way that makes it a luxury object; two artisans, a caster and a decorator, out of brass with “copper and silver inlay”, made it. This is a vessel that is meant to wish positive experiences to the owner through its inscriptions and imagery. The inscriptions, in some spots, look like they are playing bat gammon, drinking, and playing music. Another band contains an inscription that sends good wishes to the owner. This inscription is hard to read because there are human and animals forms in this inscription. The third register is again, good wishes. The last register is a bunch of horsemen hunting and fighting. On the rim of the bucket is another inscription that says who ordered it and for who it was made and who made it. On the handle it tells us that the vessel was made in 1163. This vessel would have been used for bathing in a bathhouse. There are manuscript images depicting bathhouses with people of the upper class using vessels shaped like the