Lorry Pendant (J30)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Lorry Pendant

Made in

London

Date

1975

Description

Silver and gold lorry-shaped pendant with a chain attached.

Materials and techniques

The main body of the work is in sterling silver and the thin folded part is formed out of chased fine silver. The chain is 9ct gold yellow, while the rods connecting the chain to the pendant are 9ct red gold with 24ct bindings on the end. The two tone serated plaques on either sides of the main body of the piece are 18ct yellow and green gold. The remaining gold parts at the base are 9ct yellow, red and green golds. This mixture of carats is used to create different, subtle colour effects.

Dimensions

length:  4.7cm
width:  7.5cm

Object number

J30

Category

References

Crafts Magazine (July/August 1976)

On view

  • Lorry Pendant, Ros Conway, 1975, Crafts Council Collection: J30. Photo: Nick Moss.

Maker's statement

This was a major piece in my degree show at the RCA in 1975.