Necklace (J231)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Necklace

Made in

Penzance

Date

1992

Description

Cloth string holding together silver beads with a 'beaten' appearance, with a metal clasp.

Materials and techniques

Each bead beaten out into 2 similar halves, then soldered together. A small ring soldered at each end to prevent the string from rubbing.

Dimensions

length:  89cm
width:  2.3cm

Object number

J231

Category

  • Necklace, Breon O'Casey, 1992, Crafts Council Collection: J231. Photo: John Hammond

Maker's statement

I make my jewellery to be worn so the natural rubbing of wear cleans the highlights. Perhaps a rub with an impregnated duster - sold for cleaning silver - occasionally might help.