Veined Brooch (J183)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Veined Brooch

Made in

London

Date

1986

Description

Long narrow silver brooch, inlaid with vein pattern, with a forged and twisted stainless steel pin.

Materials and techniques

Fine silver inlaid with silver solder; oxidised. Sheet formed on air into tapered tube. Holes pierced, surrounded with 18ct yellow metal; 18ct white chain passed through holes and held by 18ct white pegs attached to fine silver and oxidised solder rings. Forged and twisted stainless steel pins.

Dimensions

length:  26cm
width:  3cm

Object number

J183

Category

  • Veined Brooch, Cynthia Cousens, 1986, Crafts Council Collection: J183.

Maker's statement

To be worn horizontally.