The elegant gold and diamond Fan Brooch by Andrew Grima is massive and energetic, yet it feels unbelievably light to the touch. Like the golden beams of saints' halo in Byzantine art, this magnificent crown of pure, powerful rays spreads light all around.
Created in 1973, it comes from a period when Andrew Grima was experimenting with textured wire. Soldering together layer upon layer of golden wire, with random gaps and scatterings of diamonds, catching the light, he used this adaptable material as a building block for many of his large yet graceful, sculptural designs.
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