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Topic: Brass and Embroidery Boar Cuff Bracelet (now with images) :D  (Read 1551 times)
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Deee
« on: July 20, 2010 10:15:54 PM »

Here's my go at combining embroidery along with metal work!!!
The cuff is made of brass sheet that I used a jeweler's saw on to create the design cut outs.
The 2 embroidered boars are a way of depicting the dualism of human nature, and the small tooth cut out is a memento mori, reminding one of their mortality.







(a little story to go along with it ) Smiley
This embroidered brass bracelet belonging to Eldria Gail was found in the Marcus Kelli Archives. Little else is currently known about Eldria Gail other than what can be gathered from her letter correspondences with the Naturalist, Marcus Kelli. She was apparently a boar breeder and an Intellectual. She appears to have had some sort of romantic entanglements with her correspondent- although from what has been recovered from the archives so far, no resolution between the two has been found.
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2010 04:06:33 AM »

I can finally post images now so I updated the post. please let me know what you think! thanks
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2010 01:28:38 PM »

awesome! I love the combination of   embroidery and metal.
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2010 10:03:26 PM »

I also love the brass + embroidery combo. The cut of the brass is so elegant too, I'm really digging this!
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« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2010 12:47:04 PM »

Very cool!
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« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2010 12:38:01 AM »

Amazing look to it!
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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2010 07:42:28 PM »

that's the coolest thing i've seen on here for a long time.
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