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Armlets - Marcos Davidson, Titanium, 1987 Object Reg. No: SH 942365

Summary:
This pair of armlets was commissioned by Prue Acton from the Melbourne jeweller Marcos Davidson in the 1980s. They were worn by the donor with the opal ensemble in the Museum's collection (SH 942493.)
Description:
Beaten nickel silver armlets with rivetted, soldered and incised shapes of niobium and titanium.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.30 cm (Height), 7.20 cm (Width), 12.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clothing accessories, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, jewellery, women s clothing accessories, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING & PERSONAL ACCESSORIES
Secondary Classification: Jewellery
Tertiary Classification: armlets
Inscriptions: Incised: NIOBIUM TITANIUM NICKSILVER/1987.

Incised hallmarks [carrot cartoon and women's torso]. Marcos Davidson, the jeweller, began using the 'cong man' makers mark in 1983.
Manufacturer: Marcos Davidson, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1987
Commissioned By: Prue Acton Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1987
User: Prue Acton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1987-1991
References: RMIT Collection

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