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Woman's necklace

about 1980's
Designed by Julie Shaw (American)


Height x width x depth 31 x 16 x 4 cm (12 3/16 x 6 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copper, brass, and acrylic

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry


Necklaces and neck bands

Designed as a torque, this necklace has an acrylic tubing with brass terminations from which hangs the main element. It consists of a central copper cup with folded tubing and brass cylinders mounted by a rock crystal. On either side of the cup and underneath are double loops of tubing held by shorter straight brass tubes.


This necklace is double stamped "JULIE SHAW" USA.


1980s, purchased by Karen Rotenberg, Boston; gift of Rotenberg and her husband Michael to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg