Richard III

Brooch made from a giant, corroded steel washer, found on the seafront in Hastings, England; polymer clay bird skull by Dee Wilder; silver and fine silver; baroque freshwater pearl; hessonite garnets; blue topaz; faceted quartz cabochons; broken polycarbonate light housings from a crashed car; yellow sapphires.

The back of this brooch is engraved too.

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Comment by The Justified Sinner on February 16, 2012 at 2:12am

Thanks, Sophia! More Shakespeare soon, perhaps... I've been thinking a lot about Elsinore.

Comment by Sophia Georgiopoulou on February 15, 2012 at 5:00pm

Perfect rendition of Shakespeare's crookback. Love it!

Comment by The Justified Sinner on November 14, 2011 at 2:06am

Thanks, Nicolette! Glad you like it.

Comment by Nicolette Absil on November 13, 2011 at 9:50pm

This piece is incredible! 

Comment by The Justified Sinner on November 25, 2010 at 4:10pm
It was on Flickr for a while but this is the first time I've posted it here.
Comment by Lora Hart on November 25, 2010 at 10:05am
How did I miss this one! It's fabulous!!!

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