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Rare Janet Cooper Bottle Cap Necklace & Bracelet - Wearable Folk Art

Rare Janet Cooper Bottle Cap Necklace & Bracelet - Wearable Folk Art

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Rare Janet Cooper vintage Bottle Cap necklace and bracelet from the 1980's.  This massive necklace is created out of vintage bottle caps with a detachable figural woman brooch in the centre.  The bracelet is simple and is made out of four bottle caps. 

This is a spectacular museum quality piece of American wearable Folk Art.  

Berkshire County artist Janet Cooper recycles memorabilia into art and craft. In the 1980s Cooper turned a rusty bottle cap collection into a unique bottle cap jewelry business that sold jewelry to stores, galleries, and museum shops throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. During those years she accumulated a million vintage bottle caps, thousands of tobacco tags, and hundreds of vintage tin cans.

The necklace chain measures approx. 18" in total length.
Each grouping of 3 bottle caps measures approx. 4" long x 1.25" wide
The figural brooch in the centre measures approx. 5.25" long x 2" wide.
The bracelet measures approx. 8" long x 1.25" wide.  When closed the inside circumfernce measures approx. 7". 
No visible signature
Good vintage condition with appropirate wear and patina for age.  Minor cork loss on the back.