'Fascia Fun' Purple Heart, 2015
This luxurious purple heart-shaped brooch is part of a series Andrew created in India in the year 2015. It consists of two pieces of semi circular cut mirror and one larger piece of cut glass with a metallic textured backing along with a large, almost tyrian purple, cut jewel around which are arranged ten repurposed golden beads. A repurposed deep red glass jewel hangs from the base of the piece and all of the aforementioned materials are set in resin which is finished with vivid purple glitter. The sumptuous hues of purple along with the gold of the beads give the brooch a rich, opulent feeling, and the textured glass adds another layer of substance to this piece of wearable art.
7.5cm x 8.5cm