My Clementines is a vein of work that stems from the traditional process of shaping clay. Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “Quantity has a quality all its own.” My goal is to produce one thousand and one of these handmade luminescent spheres.

They are inspired by a fond childhood memory of Christmas morning spent searching for a hidden gift in the form of a snowcovered crate of clementines. Reindeer hoof prints and remnants of chewed carrots encircled the buried treasure. It was like discovering Tutankhamun’s Tomb.

– Daniel Giordano