Black Sheep and Prodigal Sons

Black Sheep and Prodigal Sons

Modern scrimshaw pendants on antique piano key ivory, gold and silver cast jaw trays for small miscellanies, darkly elegant stickpins and more.

  • Inspired by French 'cabinets of curiosities', Lyndie Dourthe's Boîtes à trésors feature images taken from encyclopedia illustrations of the 17th & 18th century. The images are transferred onto coarse cotton canvas which is then fi... Inspired by French 'cabinets of curiosities', Lyndie Dourthe's Boîtes à trésors feature images taken from encyclopedia illustrations of the 17th & 18th century. The images are transferred onto coarse cotton canvas which is then filled, embroidered and/or beaded, and hand stitched. Each has a silver plated stick pin attached so it can be worn as a brooch and comes in its own painted box. Each piece is unique. L: 5cm Lyndie Dourthe, France