'Overlapp' For 'Big Head': Pair Of Earrings (J251)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

'Overlapp' For 'Big Head': Pair Of Earrings

Made in

London

Date

1996

Materials and techniques

Silver wire shaped exactly to fit over a drawing of the shapes. These shapes have then been formed into a pair of earrings. The silver is oxidised and protected with Renaissance wax.

Object number

J251

Category

  • 'Overlapp' For 'Big Head': Pair Of Earrings, Wendy Ramshaw, 1996, Crafts Council Collection: J251. 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.