East End Badges
by Ed Carpenter
I’ll have a Vera!!
East End Pin Badges is a series of beautiful coloured enamel badges that celebrate the dying art of Cockney Rhyming Slang.
Made from enamelled metal. Sold in sets of three badges:
Set A: ROSY LEE – VERA LYNN – RUBY MURRAY
(Tea – Gin – Curry)
Set B: PONY TRAP – BERKELEY HUNT – JACOB’S CRACKERS
(Crap – C*** – Knackers/Testicles)
Set C: ADAM & EVE – RABBIT & PORK – DUCK & DIVE
(believe – talk – hide)
Made in United Kingdom
3.3 – 5.8cm long
CREATE, the East London creative agency, have commissioned Thorsten van Elten to work with five designers to create well-considered souvenirs. They will draw on the heritage of East London and be the desirable antidote to the overly-commercial, tacky souvenirs on sale across London.
CREATE brings inspiring, engaging art and performance to hundreds of thousands of people. By building virtuous circles between artists, creative organisations and locals, CREATE strives to nurture and grow the creative ambitions of their community.