Sunwheel

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Object Name: 
Necklace
Title: 
Sunwheel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
90.6.9
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (closed): 25.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1990
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead (Borosilicate) glass, polychrome lustres, stainless steel wire, plastic tubing, silver wire catch; flameworked glass, kiln-fired transparent lustres, slightly iridized, strung on wire covered with plastic tubing. Necklace comprised of multiple overlapping strung glass elements (long, narrow, waisted, pointed tip, end curved to form loop) that have been lustred in various shades of transparent blues, greens, and yellows and assembled to form circular collar simulating rays of the sun; hook and eye clasp; unsigned.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Minson, James ((b. 1962)), Source
1990-04-16
Category: 
Glass Jewelry: 25 Centuries of Style
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1991-09-24 through 1991-10-26
Contemporary Lampworking: An International Overview (1991) illustrated, p. 72; Table of Contents;