Brooch (J181)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Brooch

Made in

London

Date

1985

Description

Twisted steel rod with gold-leaf, with stainless-steel wire pin.

Materials and techniques

Forged from solid steel rod, twisted at red heat. Goldleafed and heat coloured. The separate pin is made from hard-drawn stainless steel wire, which slides in chenier and locates in the twist which itself forms the catch.

Dimensions

height (object):  19cm
width (object):  4cm
depth (object):  1cm

Object number

J181

Category

References

Pamela Johnson - Three of a Kind'. Crafts magazine (Nov/Dec 1985)
  • Brooch, Elisabeth Holder, 1985, Crafts Council Collection: J181. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.