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Modernist Jewellery

This exhibition invited visitors to discover a generation of designers and makers who embraced innovative and diverse influences, from the natural environment to non-precious materials.
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1 December 2017 - 15 July 2018


National Museum of Scotland, Exhibition Gallery 4, Level 1

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This small display will highlighted pieces from British and Nordic designers, that would go on to influence a new wave of jewellery production.

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    Articulated necklace designed by Grete Prytz Kittelsen in 1952, for J Tolstrup, Norway. © Grete Prytz Kittelsen

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    18ct gold and white gold necklace by Claës Giertta, Sweden, 1966 © Claës Giertta

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    Silver and amethysts bracelet by Barbara Cartlidge, c.1968, London © Barbara Cartlidge

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This exhibition features work acquired through the Art Fund New Collecting Award.

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Header image: 18ct gold and white gold necklace by Claës Giertta, Sweden, 1966

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