"The mechanisms which I employ in most of my work are quite important as far as I am concerned. I have become increasingly involved in uniting the mechanical and the visual aspects of my work. In this brooch the agate was electroformed in place; a basic mechanical skeleton was built directly in silver."
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on a Nikon Coolscan 4000 film scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension. A 300 ppi JPEG file limited to 1024 pixels on the long dimension was then added to the CONTENTdm database.