Collana Phoenicia

Gilded brass and Phoenician glass beads (7th century b.C.)

To create this necklace, we purchased a collection of Phoenician glass pastes dating back to the seventh century B.C. The tiny specimens represent jars and other commonly used objects, originally used to assemble necklaces and jewellery.

So, we created many small interconnected containers, almost as if they were shrines or niches where the glass pastes do not become decorative elements. Instead, they are capable of focusing attention on a necklace that has now become a museum showcase, perhaps even a cabinet de curiosité. History, art, and beauty: the design relationship between the jewellery piece and the archaeological objects must be understood in order to comprehend the necklace.

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