Caroline Rosoff is a Jeweler and Metalsmith from Ann Arbor, MI. She grew up beading and moved onto metals when she was thirteen. She continued Metalsmithing in college and has only come to love the medium more. She is inspired by the queer community, by intimacy and intricacy, and by light. She is currently based in Brooklyn, NY.
T E E T H
T E E T H is a genderless jewelry line created by and for the queer community. It delves into the strength and beauty of ferocity, the need for resistance, and the need to be seen. As it relates to the concept of "Infamous," the third definition states the following: "deprived of certain rights as a citizen, as a consequence of conviction of certain offenses"
The queer community has always been deprived. On the conviction that we are abnormal, that we are diseased, that we are going to Hell, we are pushed aside as a curiosity for the heteronormative culture. The offense we have committed is resistance. Violette Morris was barred from competing in the 1928 Olympic Games because she slept with women and got a mascectomy, in 2017 London Jade and Jasmine Infiniti were beaten on the streets of Brooklyn for being transwomen. The years pass and laws change, but not quickly enough and we're still here digging in, sinking our teeth in, ready to work.