Image features brooch of inverted ovoid form composed of various media and costume jewelry fragments: colorful cast metal fringe-like surround, small red figure of Venus, plastic globes suggesting oranges, colored beads and glass pastes, central metal fleur-de-lys, plastic white pineapples, and glass leaves. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.

inverted ovoid form composed of various media and costume jewelry fragments: colorful cast metal fringe-like surround, small red figure of Venus, plastic globes suggesting oranges, colored beads and glass pastes, central metal fleur-de-lys, plastic white pineapples, and glass leaves.

Featured Image: Venus Brooch (USA), 1990; Designed and made by Judy Onofrio (American, b. 1939); Costume jewelry fragments, moulded plastic, moulded and cut glass, lead, tin, brass, cast gilt metal; 12.2 x 8.7 x 4.8 cm (4 13/16 x 3 7/16 x 1 7/8 in.); Gift of Helen W. Drutt English, 1991-129-2

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