Andrew Xenos is a maker with a day job. He lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island creating jewelry and art for his company Andrew Xenos Original Works, www.Xenosworks.com, and designs production jewelry for a large variety of clients. His work is a product of perception. Andrew’s work primarily explores the concept of psychological homes and armor through the study of natural organism’s defense mechanisms. The work is a scientific investigation into that which makes fragile creatures strong and the possibility of drawing strength from their tenacity.