Acorn Ring (J230)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Acorn Ring

Made in

Brighton

Date

1992

Description

Two silver rings, one with a wide band and cross hatch pattern with an oxidized effect, accompanied by a small band with a rounded side and cross hatching on other side.

Materials and techniques

Silver sheet formed into seamed cylinders or cones then hammered onto wood or metal stakes to give convex or concave surfaces. Surface texture hammered or papyrus imprint then oxidised.

Object number

J230

Category

  • Acorn Ring, Cynthia Cousens, 1992, Crafts Council Collection: J230. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Acorn Ring, Cynthia Cousens, 1992, Crafts Council Collection: J230. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

Represents new exploration of 3D form. Inside space of 'container'. Extension of interchangeable theme of production earrings. Exploration of rings as beads, containers, pots building bricks. Open and closed ends to forms.