I AM HERE Necklace (1/50) (2018.13)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

I AM HERE Necklace (1/50)

Made in

London

Date

2015

Description

Red acrylic 'I AM HERE' necklace with an arrow and gold colour chain. Limited edition, 1/50.

Commissioned for the Crafts Council exhibition I AM HERE: Portable art, wearable objects, jewellery since the 1970s as merchandise, the work was based on the personalised Name Necklace Tatty Devine made. The addition bespoke arrow was taken from the exhibition's iconography.

Materials and techniques

The work is made from acrylic. The original design was drawn by hand and then in Illustrator. The digital design was being sent into Corel Draw which drove the laser cutter to cut the acrylic accordingly.

Dimensions

length:  28.5cm
width:  6cm
depth:  0.2cm

Object number

2018.13

Category

On view

  • I AM HERE Necklace (1/50), Tatty Devine, Crafts Council Collection: 2018.13. © TATTY DEVINE. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • I AM HERE Necklace (1/50), Tatty Devine, Crafts Council Collection: 2018.13. © TATTY DEVINE. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • I AM HERE Necklace (1/50), Tatty Devine, Crafts Council Collection: 2018.13. © TATTY DEVINE. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

Maker's statement

The piece was from our AW15 seasonal collection which was inspired by Memphis, Still Life painting and Sexist Advertising in 1970's magazines.

It felt very exciting and we were proud to be asked to make these pieces for such an important show about jewellery makers now.

Harriet Vine MBE, 20 April 2018