Large Joseph Boris Chain Belt - Mixed Metals - Modernist
Unique Brutalist handmade brass chain belt made by Joseph Boris. This is a mixed metal piece with silver tone metal and brass. Stunning piece on, very dramatic. One of a kind, statement, runway. Stunning worn around the waist or could make for a very dramatic necklace.
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 piece measures 6.5"wide x 4" tall Measures approx 38-40" long. Could be worn much shorter if desired. Signed and dated on the back. 1987 Vintage condition with heavy patina and wear appropriate to age and material