Pot Plant Brooch (1/60) (2018.12)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Pot Plant Brooch (1/60)

Made in

London

Date

2015

Description

Flat, circular brooch in the form of a pot plant with four handing leaves, linked by small gold colour rings. Limited edition, 1/60.

Commissioned for the Crafts Council exhibition I AM HERE: Portable art, wearable objects, jewellery since the 1970s as merchandise, Tatty Devine reworked their Autumn Winter 2015 Seasonal collection.

Materials and techniques

The original design was first drawn by hand and then in Illustrator. The digital design was sent into Corel Draw which drove a laser cutter. The work was etched and inlayed with acrylic paint by hand. The heated acrylic was bent by hand.

Dimensions

length:  6cm
width:  5.5cm
depth:  2cm

Object number

2018.12

Category

On view

  • Pot Plant Brooch (1/60), Tatty Devine, 2015. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.12. © TATTY DEVINE. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Pot Plant Brooch (1/60), Tatty Devine, 2015. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.12. © TATTY DEVINE. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Pot Plant Brooch (1/60), Tatty Devine, 2015. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.12. © TATTY DEVINE. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

Maker's statement

The piece was from our AW15 seasonal collection which was inspired by Memphis, Still Life painting and Sexist Advertising in 1970's magazines.

It felt very exciting and we were proud to be asked to make these pieces for such an important show about jewellery makers now.

Harriet Vine MBE, 20 April 2018