"In this peice the elaborate spring mechanism becomes a major visual element. The brooch is made of a chalcedony rose, Biwa pearls and electroformed silver gilt. The hollow form at the top which contains the pearls was formed over wax."
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.