Necklet (J31)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Necklet

Made in

London

Date

1976

Description

Square-sectioned semi-rigid chain in two parts: one part terminating in hammered tapering hooks, the other in square-sectioned wire.

Materials and techniques

18ct pale yellow gold sheet and wire chain, the sheet having been textured by burning the surface before shaping into hollow 'buttons'; the chain used is a semi-rigid, square-sectioned, 'loop-in-loop' which terminates, on the two trailing ends, in square-sectioned wire and, on the two ends of the connecting chain, in hammered tapering hooks which act as fasteners behind the buttons.

Dimensions

length:  18cm
width:  3cm

Object number

J31

Category

  • Necklace, Jacqueline Mina, 1976, Crafts Council Collection: J31. Photo: Heini Schneebeli.