Crypt of Wanton Riches - Detail with open gates.
Bronze, Sterling Silver, Brass, Yellow Sapphires, Cognac Diamonds
3"W x 2.5"H x .75"D
This art belt buckle combines sculptural bronze casting with traditional stone-setting and goldsmithing techniques to create a physical representation of the internal function and mechanism of control that exists within one's subconscious mental landscape.
This image is a detail shot showing the functional sterling silver gates opened up to reveal the interior with bead-set yellow sapphires and cognac diamonds.