by Yuki Assiter
This white coral brooch is about recreating a memory of a white beach. There are two parts of the brooch: one is a hand textured silver piece with a brooch pin and another is decorative silver corals with shells, a coral and a rutilated quartz. They are connected together with two jump rings behind the brooch allowing it make some movement.
Sterling silver, dead coral and shells from a beach in Okinawa, Japan
Stone: rutilated quarts
Approx. 40mm x 50mm x 15mm
Stones: 6mm diameter
Shells: approx. 15mm diameters/ 17mm x 12mm x 5mm
Yuki is from Kamakura, Japan and has lived and worked in London since 2004. She has worked as a large scale metals welder, packaging designer and editorial designer in Tokyo during her twenties.