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Pamela Ritchie

Emma Albani Neckpiece

Emma Albani Neckpiece

Regular price $1,200.00 CAD
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A stunning necklace that pays homage to historical jewelry values while questioning them at the same time. The focal point of this necklace is a series of postage stamps featuring Emma Albani, a renowned Canadian opera singer from the 19th century. The use of stamps as a central focus instead of traditional gemstones adds a unique and thought-provoking element to the design.

Part of the 'Cancelled Icons' series, this necklace is a testament to the artist's exploration of currency and material use as they relate to aesthetic value, religion, geography, and politics. The use of Albani's image on the stamps adds a layer of historical significance and cultural importance to the piece.

The necklace is expertly crafted with attention to detail, using high-quality materials that are both beautiful and durable. The red color of the necklace adds a bold and vibrant touch to the design, making it a statement piece that is sure to draw attention.

Whether you're a collector of unique and thought-provoking jewelry, or simply someone who appreciates the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into creating a beautiful piece, this necklace is a must-have.

Made by the artist Pamela Ritchie in Nova Scotia


Wood, postage stamps, acrylic, fiber


4-1/2 x 4-1/4"
28" length

Care Instructions

Wood and paint may chip and dent if not treated with care. Avoid water.

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