Nash Quinn

Tea Pin

Materials:  Steel, brass, vintage bead

Dimensions: 3 x 2.5 x .5 inches

If every piece of jewelry acts as a signifier, then this brooch indicates one’s allegiance to the simple, the ceremonial, and the traditional. Whether you prefer green or black, high-test or decaf, wearing this humble brooch is a tip of the kettle to your daily ritual.

About the Artist:

Nash Quinn is a metalsmith whose work explores themes of identity, social behavior, and the semiotics of jewelry. Originally from Wyoming, he received his BFA from the University of Wyoming in 2012, and his MFA from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2015. His work has been published in Metalsmith Magazine, and displayed nationwide in exhibitions including Materials: Hard and Soft in Denton, TX, the World Championship Belt Buckle Competition in Bozeman, MT, the Society of North American Goldsmiths’ We are SNAG: Identities online exhibition. He currently manages the fine metals studio at Peters Valley School of Craft.

To view more work by this artist, visit his SNAG Maker Page