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Louise Slater Post Modernist Necklace - England UK Memphis Era

Louise Slater Post Modernist Necklace - England UK Memphis Era

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Louise Slater post modernist necklace.


Iconic "Spirals" series necklace crafted from "Colorcore".

Measurements - neck opening - 8" top to bottom, 8" side to side.

Front ornament - 6" x 3 1/4".

This neckpiece is put on over the head.

Excellent condition

Slater was a bright light in the British studio jewelry movement in the last quarter of the 20th century.

She studied at the Walsall School of Art, and then received a degree in silversmithing and jewelry at Sheffield City Polytechnic.

Slater was best known for her avant-garde designs and use of non-precious materials.

Her most recognizable works were crafted in the mid - 1980s. They were made from "Colorcore", a Formica Corporation product for kitchen worktops. These designs were granted a British Design Award in 1988.