Rafael Canada Necklace Brass - Kinetic - Red Glass
Rafael Alfandary necklace made out of brass with a kinetic tassels red color glass cabochon. Brutalist in design with rough soldering accented by the smooth glass stone. This is the smaller version of Rafael's most popular design titled "Original". The red glass in this piece becomes a darker shade in low light and more vibrant red in stronger light.
This piece dates from 1974-78, when he used this Hallmark. Rafael was a famous jewelry designer in the 1970's, designing for many celebrities. His designs tend to use glass and brass, but on occasion he would mix copper or other found objects into the mix. He loved to make large statement pieces, many of them having kinetic movement.
The pendant measures about 2.75" tall x 2.25" wide The chain measures about 31" in total length. Signed "Rafael Canada" The piece is in good vintage condition with dark heavy aged patina and wear.