Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Nancy Loo Bjorge
    born: Shanghai, China ; active: United States
  • necklace, 1974
  • Where object was made: United States
  • brass, lapis lazuli or labradorite (stones inlayed in a niello-like black material in both collar and pendant portion)
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 12 x 0.64 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7.87 x 4.72 x 0.25 cm
  • Museum purchase: Gift of Robert A. Hiller in honor of Sofía Galarza Liu
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, Metal Drawer 1
  • 2010.0142

Rigid neck ring with linked pendant made up of 8 components, inlaid in both the collar and pendant portions with either lapis lazuli or labrodorite. The blue stones are edged with a black material that may be niello.