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Sticks, Stones, Mojo Bones

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Necklace of irregularly-shaped elements of fabricated silver beads,various stones, and wood. Some wrapped with gold wire, on a handmade silver chain.

Signed

On gold cap at end of clasp " Wise/Sterling/14K

Provenance

Mobilia Gallery; Daphne Farago, May 2, 1995 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1991

Object Place

Durango, Colorado, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 10.2 x 2.5 cm (9 x 4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2006.611

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver and 22 kt gold mokumegame laminated metal; sterling silver beads, turquoise, garnet, black jade, red coral, slate, lapis lazuli, black coral, black glass, and cocobolo wood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands