Earrings (J62)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Earrings

Made in

London

Date

1976

Description

Pair of non-identical earrings made of gold and oxidised iron, one with a triangular fan shaped textured shape dangling from a large sheppard hook, the other with an iron half circle piece dangling from a sheppard hook.

Materials and techniques

18ct pale yellow gold and oxidised iron. Fan-shaped pendant is textured and thickened at the edge by burning the surface. Earwires are tapered by forging and twisted to strengthen the thinnest end.

Dimensions

length:  8cm
width:  1.8cm

Object number

J62

Category

  • Earrings, Jacqueline Mina, 1976, Crafts Council Collection: J62. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

This piece exemplifies my interest in making a direct statement whilst at the same time paying attention to fine detail & craftsmanship, & is allied in spirit to my P453 necklet and P460 bracelet

Jacquelinw Mina, 22 February 1978