This necklace from 2007 is a commentary about how we create an identity in our consumer society by what we buy, and why we buy it.

Two similar though not identical necklaces are available for purchase or exhibition. 

Sterling silver bead catch necklace - Retail price: $5,170
Magnetic catch - Retail price: $5,160


An image of this necklace was featured in 500 Necklaces , Lark Books, 2006. 

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Black and White Identity Bead Necklace constructed from recycled tin from post consumer steel cans. Vintage poker chips held with brass tubing. Black and white electrical wire. Spacer beads are polymer clay. 
8.5cm height x 21cm width x 4cm depth
Size of each bead 38mm in diameter.