Crossing Brooch (J270)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Crossing Brooch

Made in

Glasgow

Date

2000

Description

Brooch comprising a crescent segment of a ruler, a silver rod, an amethyst crucifix with wings, and a moonstone disc with a face carved into it.

Materials and techniques

White metal (silver, not hallmarked), carved moonstone, amethyst, wood, anodised aluminium (on reverse). Fabricated from sheet and wire; roll printed sheet, formed into tubing; cast sycamore seeds.

Object number

J270

Category

References

Amanda Game - Exhibition catalogue essay (Jan-00)

On view

Langley Academy, The Arbib Education Trust
  • Crossing Brooch, Jack Cunningham, 2000, Crafts Council Collection: J270. Photo: Heini Schneebeli.

Maker's statement

This brooch was perhaps the most important piece from the exhibition Journey, dealing with family and personal relationships.