Shawl Pins

From the exhibition:
Crafting Memory: The Art of Community in Peru

Museum of International Folk Art

Edwin Del Pino Huaman, "Tupus" (Shawl Pins), Ayacucho, Peru, 2015. Silver, turquoise. Museum of International Folk Art, IFAF Collection, FA.2015.85.7, 9, 10. Third-generation silversmith, Edwin Del Pino creates ornate shawl pins (or tupus) based on baroque and pre-Columbian deigns. Using the methods of repousse and chasing, he hand-hammers each detail with points and chisels at his workbench.

Note: Representative image at left is often cropped for display purposes. Downloaded high-resolution images are not cropped.