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The Leather Briefcase

About this project

This project explored memories of my dad’s leather briefcase and a life event. It explores the distortion of the leather through heat manipulation and how the material can be combined with metal to strengthen and support it.

Keywords

contemporary jewellery, experimentation, leather, electroforming, fabrication

Disciplines

Jewellery

Materials

Leather, Metal, Precious metal
Briefcase I
Photographer: James Champion
Leather, gold plated copper
Leather Briefcase II
Photographer: James Champion
Leather, hand fabricated silver
Leather Briefcase III
Photographer: James Champion
Leather, hand fabricated silver

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