Overlapp For Big Head (J250)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Overlapp For Big Head
Set Of Rings On Perspex Cylinder
Picasso's Ladies

Made in

London

Date

1996

Description

Set of eight silver rings of various shapes, two of which are highlighted with 18ct yellow gold.

Materials and techniques

Silver wire shaped exactly to fit over a drawing of the shapes. These shapes have then been formed into a set of rings. Silver oxidised and protected with Renaissance wax. Highlight of 18ct yellow gold.

Object number

J250

Category

  • Overlapp For Big Head, Wendy Ramshaw, 1996, Crafts Council Collection: J250. 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.