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

Commissioned by the Crafts Council for the exhibition I AM HERE: Portable art, wearable objects, jewellery since the 1970s as part of the merchandise, the work was based on the personalised Name Necklace the maker made. The name of the exhibition 'I AM HERE' forms the main body of the necklace with an addition bespoke arrow 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

  • 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