'Overlapp' For 'Big Head': Necklace (J249b)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

'Overlapp' For 'Big Head': Necklace

Made in

London

Date

1996

Description

Silver wire necklace, shaped to fit over a drawing of the shape.

Materials and techniques

Silver wire shaped exactly to fit over a drawing of the shapes. These shapes have then been formed into two necklaces by the use of 18 ct yellow gold links. The silver is oxidised and protected with Renaissance wax.

Object number

J249b

Category

On view

  • 'Overlapp' For 'Big Head': Necklace, Wendy Ramshaw, 1996, Crafts Council Collection: J249. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

Part of the Picasso's Ladies Collection, a collection of jewellery, the making of which spans 10 years. All jewellery relates to a painting by Picasso. This suite incorporates in addition a set of rings and pair of earrings.