Developing people, ideas and opportunities through contemporary craft

A metal brooch designed with motifs of barbed wire and a skull.

25 May – 26 August, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham.
An exhibition of jewellery inspired by Birmingham’s passion for heavy metal.

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Will Shannon_Market Factory 2015_Cred Chris Keenan

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Will Shannon_Market Factory 2015_Cred Chris Keenan

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The purse sits on a windowsill. It is simple in design with an old map of birmingham printed onto it and red trimmings.The tag says 'birmingham'.

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