Oxidised sterling silver, cast Angle pin with 23.5ct gold highlights.
Made by creating a 3d printed element, this pin has then been cast into sterling silver, then 23.5ct gold foil hand-fused on and finally oxidised. Wear on a lapel or tie, or as a small brooch.
23.5ct gold foil is applied in the ancient Korean technique of Keum-Boo, where the 'attached gold' is fused to the surface of the silver with pressure and heat. The pin is then submerged in an oxidising solution which darkens the silver, (this pin has taken on a lovely deep graphite/ slate colour) but leaves the gold untouched, to increase the contrast between the two. The oxidised surface will very slowly brighten with wear to give a lovely antique look. The pin has been treated to slow the wear down and the silver can be treated again if a darker colour is desired.
Total length 26mm (longest side)
1mm sterling silver post
Sterling silver stud back
23.5ct gold foil
This has been hand constructed & will come packaged in a branded box as shown.