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safety pin bracelet
  • South Africa
  • safety pin bracelet, 2005
  • Where object was made: Cape Town, South Africa
  • metal, beads, elastic
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.021

Bracelet made by stringing a black elastic strip through the tops and bottoms of metal safety pins that have glass beads strung onto the pointed ends on the outside of the bracelet. The colors alternate from one pin to the next in this order: all translucent light green beads, followed by translucent light green with one large opaque yellow bead in the center, followed by all translucent yellow beads.