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Winged Tiara

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This is the first of series of head pieces based on wings that are intended for fictional, superhuman characters.  When worn the piece enables the power of flight, similar to the gods Hermes and Mercury.  It is made from sterling silver decorated with 23.5ct gold foil, applied using an ancient Korean technique called Keumboo.  This piece was completed in 2016 and commissioned by American collector Robert Hiller and is now in the permanent collection of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas.


Head piece, tiara, silver, gold, wings, hermes, mercury, god, fantasy, fictional


Jewellery, Design, Conceptual


Precious metal, Metal
Winged Tiara
Photographer: John Moore
Winged Tiara. Sterling silver, 23.5ct gold and stainless steel. Commissioned by Robert Hiller for the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City.

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