Joseph Boris Mixed Metal Necklace - Modernist

Joseph Boris Mixed Metal Necklace - Modernist

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Joseph Boris handmade mixed metal necklace. This piece features cascading squares gradually increasing in size to the center.  This piece could easily be worn dressed up or down.   One of a kind, statement, runway.

Joseph Boris was originally from Yugoslavia, working as a research chemist.  Moving to the USA, he decided to dedicate himself to creating his jewelry and metal art.  His jewelry was often created out of various metals, developing his own formulas to achieve coloration in his work.   Boris' jewelry was sold at high end department stores throughout the USA during the 1980's.  

The largest square measures approx. 2" x 2"
When the necklace is laid flat, it measures 18.5" long
Signed and dated on the back. (1986)
Vintage condition with original patina and wear appropriate to age and material

Materials: Brass, Possibly Sterling

**the bustform is not to scale.