Rectangular Ridged Brooch (J195)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Rectangular Ridged Brooch

Made in

Brighton

Date

1988

Description

Rectangular silver brooch wth filigree wires soldered onto the surface to create a ridged effect. The two end pieces are made of 18ct gold and oxidised sterling silver.

Materials and techniques

Paper rolled fine silver sheet. Filigree wires soldered on surface (standard silver). 18ct gold and sterling oxidised end pieces rolled with papyrus to give texture. Stainless steel covered with silver (oxidised ammonium sulphide) bent to form fastening.

Dimensions

length:  10cm
height:  4cm

Object number

J195

Category

  • Rectangular Ridged Brooch, Cynthia Cousens, 1988, Crafts Council Collection: J195. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    Rectangular Ridged Brooch, Cynthia Cousens, 1988, Crafts Council Collection: J195. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Rectangular Ridged Brooch, Cynthia Cousens, 1988, Crafts Council Collection: J195. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    Rectangular Ridged Brooch, Cynthia Cousens, 1988, Crafts Council Collection: J195. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

Piece where primary concern is a decorative wearable brooch. Part of a series of textured filigree surfaces (second).