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This necklace has an abstract, asymmetric pendant with one pearl on the left side and a rectanglar element with a gold wash at bottom. In the center of this lower section is a bezel-set carbochon of lapis lazuli. The central component is cast and has raised walls of rough, polished silver in the...

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Marks

STERLING/brooks/18K

Provenance

1964, created by artist George Brooks, Santa Barbara, CA; gift from Brooks to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1964

  • Designed by George Brooks, Canadian (active in Canada and the United States), born in 1925
Object Place

Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 11.5 x 3.8 x 1 cm (4 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in.) pendant

Accession Number

2008.1333

Medium or Technique

Silver, gold, pearl and lapis lazuli

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands