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Gold and Borosilicate Glass Choker

$300.00

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PRODUCT: Gold and Borosilicate Glass Choker
MADE: Japan
SIZE: Choker 16" long, 4" pendant
MATERIALS: Borosilicate glass, gold-coated sterling silver, rhodium
DESIGNER: Noriko Herron
This striking gold and borosilicate glass jewelry piece is handcrafted in Japan. The choker section is processed in rhodium so there is no discoloration. It magnetically attaches and detaches with ease.

Tokyo-based designer Noriko Herron was born in Kobe and was trained at an early age by her mother, a professional in the art of Japanese tea ceremony. Noriko says, “Reflecting her passion, yet seeking my own forms of expression, I quickly turned my focus to the West and to fashion. I began my career in a large apparel design company, but found myself living in Italy by my late twenties studying language, culture, and the European arts. My life transitioned further when I married my husband, then a budding American entrepreneur living in Tokyo. From there, I refined my search for a form of artistic expression. From 2008, I began producing original chandeliers, built with antique glass parts and hand-formed wire frames. I expanded my work to art boards of plaster and glass. And, from 2012, I began producing glass jewelry. Today, I find myself reaching back to my training in apparel and both Eastern and Western arts to explore the artistic expressions only possible with glass.”
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