Exquisite Handcrafted Artisanal Decorative Britannia Silver
These hand raised, Britannia silver bowls are handmade with gorgeousÿbrass footing. The accompanying shovels are constructed from sterling silver tube, sheet and wire. All elements of the piece have an oxidised finish creating that gorgeous blackened effect. The brass elements of both the bowls and shovels are created from repurposed brass olives, which are mass produced engineered components used in plumbing. Melissa's work explores the idea of making something beauty from everyday objects such as plumbing materials.
Melissa's inspiration for this piece comes from old farming tools as her grandfather was a farmer and keen metal detectorist, the work of Christopher Dresser and ceremonial objects.