And if 52 brooches just isn't enough, there's a renegade group stepping it up to a brooch a day (BAD). That's 365 brooches by the end of the year. Those are the truly possessed... and I admire the heck out of them.
A piece of Australian opalite set in sterling silver with a bit of 14kt gold. I decided to make a piece that did double duty as a brooch or pendant. This one shown on a 16" sterling neck ring.
Looks great with the Neesh wool blazer I scored at the Goodwill a couple of years ago...
Here is a small sample of the first week's entries from some of my etsymetal teammates: