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'Blossom' necklace by Joungmee Do

Designed by Do, Joungmee in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2011.
Necklace consisting of a shield shaped pendant suspended from steel and silver chain of fourteen elongated links. Four of the links are steel and decorated with a flower motif in the middle of each pair. Chain attaches at upper right and left of pendant. Pendant features raised black and gold openwork flower and leaf motifs in front of a gold background which has been mounted on black steel. Surface of both the flowers and gold background display the metalworking technique of 'jjoeumipsa' or chiselled inlay, giving a crosshatched effect to the surfaces. Necklace secures with spring ring clasp at centre back.
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