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.
height (object): 19cm
width (object): 4cm
depth (object): 1cm
Pamela Johnson - Three of a Kind'. Crafts magazine (Nov/Dec 1985)