Repoussé encompasses the centuries-old technique of creating motifs in metalwork by fine hammering on the surface’s opposite side. Repoussé appears on a variety of charming objects made by amateurs and students as well as master craftsmen. Pewter, brass, copper, and bronze were commonly employed. Platter courtesy of Maxine Risley. Learn more about #artsandcrafts in "At Home with Arts and Crafts" on display pre-security, in the International Terminal. http://bit.ly/SFOArtsandCrafts This image was posted on July 07, 2017.