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Stone-in-Cuff Necklace

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Silver, semi-precious stone (prase)
DATES ca. 1969
DIMENSIONS 7 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. (19.1 x 16.2 x 3.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on back: "Art Smith"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles L. Russell
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A collar, open at nape, suspending a cuff-shaped pendant holding a large, oval-shaped, semi-precious cabouchon stone. The collar is formed by a wire that is flattened at its ends with eight small soldered beads. A coiled wire loops around the collar at bottom center and suspends a thick silver cuff with lipped edges. A yellow stone is set inside the cuff at bottom proper left.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917–1982). Stone-in-Cuff Necklace, ca. 1969. Silver, semi-precious stone (prase), 7 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. (19.1 x 16.2 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles L. Russell, 2007.61.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2007.61.9_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2007.61.9_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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RIGHTS STATEMENT copyright transferred to Brooklyn Museum by Charles L. Russell
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