This abstracted and modern scarab beetle brooch is built around grenadilla wood clarinet body pieces that have been bisected and carved. The housing for the wooden body is fabricated from sterling silver and nickel silver with cast epoxy resin head and a holding a green onyx ball. The green behind the wood is vintage vinyl record album. Gold leaf accents the insets of the wood. This is an unusual brooch that can be worn and displayed in its’ box otherwise.
Brooch - 3 x 2 x 0.5". Box - Ash, paper, paint, acetate - 6 x 4 x 1.25”.