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safety pin bracelet
  • South Africa
  • safety pin bracelet, 2005
  • Where object was made: Cape Town, South Africa
  • metal, beads, elastic, paper, adhesive?
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3.5 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.023

Bracelet made by stringing a white elastic strip through the tops and bottoms of metal safety pins that have glass beads strung onto the pointed ends. The beads are translucent light blue in color and some of the pins have long oblong beads made from wrapped strips of newspaper and covered in a clear, glossy coating.