Book Pins

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by Jane Mount

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Artist Statement

With the Book Pins, I'm trying to: 1) capture the essence of a book in less than an inch square, and 2) enable bibliophiles to publicly show their love for a particular story. It's a challenge to distill all the ideas and images a book contains into one tiny picture that gets the idea across in a blink, and I really love trying it. And, I love making it possible for someone to express who they are by showing the books that made them so.

The badge is a hard enamel lapel pin with raised gold-plated outlines. It's about 1 inch tall by 0.75 inches wide, and attaches to your clothing with a black rubber clutch. It ships pinned to a small cardboard plaque in a cellophane envelope.


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Enamel and gold plating with rubber clasps

Jane Mount

Jane Mount makes things for people who love books (and illustrates some other stuff here and there). She was born in Atlanta and formed in Manhattan, loves Berlin and now lives in Maui, with her Swiss husband and two cats. In My Ideal Bookshelf (published by Little, Brown in 2012), she illustrated the favorite books of over 100 famous creatives.
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