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Three brooches, from the left: 'Perhaps the Sun' - sterling silver, 18 and 14 carat gold, white gold, 24 carat gold, platinum, white coral carved as face (1978) with eyes of turquoises, 5 x 7 cms - made 1998. Artist's own. 'Bacchus' - head carved out of coral (Torre di Greco, 1840's), acid-treated 18 carat gold, raw diamond, 5 x 7 cms - made 1997. Private collection. 'Friends and Family' - oxidized sterling silver, 18 carat gold, antique cameos: Chimpanzee portrait with gold eyes and carved soapstone, the face of Christ in pale red coral, 7 x 4 cms - made 1996. Private collection.