Objects of Vertu

Exhibition  /  05 Mar 2016  -  12 Jun 2016
Published: 16.03.2016
Ruudt Peters. Brooch: Mao Pao Fei, 2013. Agate, silver.. 7.5 x 12 x 1.8 cm. Ruudt Peters
Brooch: Mao Pao Fei, 2013
Agate, silver.
7.5 x 12 x 1.8 cm
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From way back gold and silversmiths worked in precious metals, creating jewellery and small, or impressive, objects, tableware and cutlery. Elaborately executed table ornaments are often called conversation pieces. Eye-catcher, a word that is used less, is useful equivalent.