Large pod-shaped brooch with a pale-coloured square pattern made by folding aluminium, and freshwater black pearl inside, with a metal wire pin clasp.
Materials and techniques
Anodised aluminium sheet, blockprinted and dyed, then milled to stretch and craze it. Fabricated; applied 23ct gold leaf, dyed freshwater pearls and stainless steel wire.
P Hughes et al - Jane Adam: Jewellery (1999)