Underwater Bracelet

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Object Name: 
Bracelet
Title: 
Underwater Bracelet
Accession Number: 
95.6.4
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 6.8 cm, L: 20.2 cm, Th: 1.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1994
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead borosilicate, blue paint, metallic silver, glass, copper, nickel, silver, sterling silver; flameworked and sandblasted glass, back is painted blue, copper electroformed, silver plated, assembled with sterling silver catch. Wide flexible bracelet comprised of thirteen slightly s-curved glass lozenges with small nipple on each end, back are sandblasted in undulating zig-zag pattern and colored blue, then electroformed and silverplated to cover back and nipples with metal leaving an ovoid "window" of glass on top surface; lozenges are placed side by side and connected by chain lengths attached to pair of rings on each nipple; each end of bracelet is finished by narrow silver rods and tubular catch; signature not located.
Department: 
Category: 
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Inscription: 
GCI
label
affixed to end
Immersed
Venue(s)
Despard Gallery 1994 through 1994
S.O.F.A.
Venue(s)
Glass Artists' Gallery, Chicago 1994 through 1994
 
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1995 (1996) p. 15;