Badges Buttons Waistcoats + Vests - part II

As promised earlier, myself and partner and Turbo-Nerd hit San Francisco on Friday afternoon just gone for the opening of the B&B, W&V exhibition at Velvet da Vinci gallery.

It's a great show, the works are by turn interesting, punchy, engaging, beautiful and thought provoking, and the installation is a credit to Mike, Elizabeth, the specially created hangers (by Tom) and the gallery. It's a wonderful space, huuuge in jewellery terms (or is that just in Australian terms?), and with that allows sensitive display of all types of works in its diverse yet cohesively presented array of cabinets.

It was great to catch both Mike and Elizabeth again after our rendezvous at Touchstone last month for the Crafthaus Think Tank, and San Francisco really turned on the charm for my first visit.

If you're on the facebook you can like some more images here, or follow Elizabeth and Mike on the twitteh.

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