Bowl of Shells and "Pearls"

  • Exhibition: Underwater flora and fauna - 2024
  • Description of your entry: Kiln fired copper bowl, silver foiled and enamelled in transparent colours. Mounted on a circular foot which has been fused on. The central shell is made from a small copper bowl which has been formed to contain the "pearls" which have been torch fired and strung. This is surrounded by kiln shim copper shim formed shells.
  • Dimensions (cm): The outer bowl measures 20cm x 3.8cm
  • Techniques: Foil/leaf, Press/fold forming, Torch firing, Other
  • Main base material: Copper
  • Type of item: Bowl
  • Name of maker: Sharon Ford
  • Photo credit: Sharon Ford