Hemisphere (J192)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Hemisphere

Made in

London

Date

1987

Description

Stainless steel ring with a half-sphere hanging from a socket joint.

Materials and techniques

Hemisphere constructed from fine silver and 8001. Fine silver foil crumpled and compressed, spaces filled completely with tool-silver and rolled out to form sheet. Marbled pattern revealed through heat-oxidisation. Ring part from solid stainless-steel rod, ends hollowed out to form socket. Ball with stem turned and soldered into sphere. Both parts hold under tension.

Object number

J192

Category

References

Griselda Gilroy - Taking Stock', Crafts magazine (May/June 1988)
  • Hemisphere, Elisabeth Holder, 1987, Crafts Council Collection: J192. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.