The Victoria & Albert Museum
This star-shaped brooch was made in 1975 and is comprised of an openwork design made up of the massed bodies of tiny pin men. around a diamond-encrusted hemisphere.
Their work was extremely popular with Society ladies who were looking for new ways of expressing their wealth and status.
Devlin was born in Australia and attended the Royal College of Art in London in 1958 before moving to Columbia University in the U.S. By 1965, he’d opened his own London workshop where he designed jewelry, silver, trophies, coinage, medallions, furniture and interiors. He was granted the Royal Warrant of “Goldsmith and Jeweller” to Her Majesty the Queen in 1982.