0.5-0.7cm in Diameter
A single pin head held in a poppy brooch.
Graham Short is a micro-artist, living and working in Birmingham. Known as “The Hands of Genius” for his miniature masterpieces.
He has spent over 50 years going to physical and mental extremes to produce the highest-quality hand engravings ever seen.
Working at midnight to avoid vibration from passing traffic, his right arm is strapped to the bench, allowing only his fingertips to move.
Every few months botox injections are administered around his eyes to keep the muscles and nerves rigid.
He takes tablets throughout the night to lower his heart-rate to 20 beats per minute[…]
Hand engraved gold pin held in a poppy brooch is the famous poem John McCrae.
The words read;