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Claudio Bracco


DUTCH BROOCHES – Potatoes sprouts.
I thought metal casting potatoes sprouts, treating it as a sort of fossile, was the best objective way to immortalize his amazing shape. I was right: the silver oxidation makes the object looking a bit dirty, bringing the sprout back to life; also, making brooches out of  this pieces of silver gives it a good reason to live again.
Every brooch bears the name of the potato from which the sprout has been cutted off (Ladychristl, Red Baron, Milva, Melody ..).
This collection I made in Amsterdam is an homage to Holland, a country I love where I spent a very important part of my life, a country that helped me to find myself again after a traumatic period.

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