From the deep brooches are inspired by the mysteries of the deep sea, its said that 95% of the ocean floor still hasn’t been explored. The copper used to make the brooches is taken from an antique water tank, the patina has been developing for over 60 years, the untouched conditions make a beautiful deep green colour which is preserved by a lacquer. Libby designs challenges our perceptions of preciousness, questioning how we value materials, Although the main material isn’t deemed valuable, the conditions and history of the copper are precious.
The brooches are made from patina copper, 925 silver and a 0.8 stainless steel pin.
Please note each one brooch will be a one off and colours may vary.