The ‘safety’ of the ‘safety pin’ operates on the premise of its pointed edge secured inside the clasp. I smashed the clasp flat and made various shapes and forms. I created a helical coil by rolling it; a parabola by extending and opening the coiled spring mechanism; a straight line by lengthening the whole pin; and a wavy line or a free line by extending and curling it. The sharp points are made to face inward or to outward by curling, coiling, waving, and lengthening.
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