Gathered garnet (The West Yorkshire Hoard), April 2020
Wrapped, cloaked, gathered to make safe.
Adding protection to the metals it often embellishes, encrusts or set within.
Singular it can help, but with many, light work is made to disguise.
Size: 6cm (h) x 11cm x 12cm (l)
Material: Object – Linen, thread, garnet beads, glass ‘garnet’ beads
Exhibited: Solo online exhibition – Gold, Garnet, and Lead: A Response to the West Yorkshire Hoard | International Medieval Congress 2020 | online tour – Gold, Garnet and Lead: A Response to the West Yorkshire Hoard | July 2020