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Robert Baines - Metal

By researching ancient metal techniques and studying museum collections, influential Australian jeweller and goldsmith Robert Baines is able to recognise fakes and forgeries. This has informed much of his work and has resulted in pieces that delight audiences with their wry humour and technical brilliance. Learn about the unexpected history of the CD and the Iced Vovo biscuit, and immerse yourself in the world of artefacts that challenge the truth.

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