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Morse Code Necklace - Be Awesome Today

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PRODUCT: Morse Code Necklace - Be Awesome Today
SIZE:  Dots measure approx. .75” and dashes are approx. 1" long
MATERIALS: Leather and glass beads
DESIGNER: Alicia Niles
Every necklace holds a secret sentiment spelled out in Morse code. Samuel Morse, an American Artist and inventor is credited with inventing the single wire telegraph which revolutionized long distance communications. Morse also developed a code assigning dots and dashes to each letter of the alphabet to allow for the transmission of messages. Alicia Niles's necklaces feature dots of die cut leather and dashes of handcrafted glass beads in vibrant colors on an adjustable leather cord to spell out a secret message. What’s your secret sentiment?

About Alicia Niles
Alicia Niles was born in Venezuela but calls Hamilton, Canada her home. Alicia pursued her education and training at John Abbott College, Mount Allison University, the Ontario College of Art and Design, and George Brown College.

In 2003 Alicia chose to further explore the intersection of beauty and design when she fell in love with glass, and eventually lamp working and bead-making. She pursued her explorations in glass through classes at Sheridan College.

In 2013 Alicia opened Barton Street Studio, a studio and gallery space at 20 Barton Street East in Hamilton, Ontario. Alicia divides her time between her studio work and doing shows all across Canada and the United States. Her beautiful jewelry and glass vessels can be seen in shops and galleries throughout North America. Alicia finds inspiration for her colorful jewelry designs from the natural world around her, from her passion for gardening, and her love of the sea.
All proceeds from the MCA Store support the exhibitions and programs of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.