Because jewellery is for everyone.
These brooches tick many boxes for me: They’re low tech, egalitarian, and super-durable. I was thrilled when they made it into Wunderruma, a survey of NZ jewellery which toured the world:
Thrilleder to see them on a bus shelter:
but Thrilledest by feedback from wearers. In 2017 I was at a local gallery and a staff member called me across to meet Donna who’d just arrived wearing This too shall pass:
Her mother, Robyn, then revealed this:
which was Donna’s gift to her during chemo and which she still wears daily, pinned to her bra.