Vintage silver Tui Bird necklace
Stunning silver Messenger Tui Bird necklace with freshwater pearl, made by jeweller Emma Cunningham.
Created from vintage silverware - no two are alike!
Emma is a full time practicing artist, living and working in a rural valley on the outskirts of Whanganui, New Zealand.
From her Flying Dog Studio she creates contemporary artwork - sculpture, assemblage, drawings and jewellery made from vintage silverware. She has been awarded several national and regional art awards and is a regular exhibiting artist.
Emma draws inspiration from nature and is concerned with the preservation of it. She is interested in ancient mythologies and folklore, and how our past stories are interwoven with our present day. Birds and animals appear as signposts or messengers in her work.
Dimensions of the bird approx 110mm x 85mm with a plaited linen cord and silver bar clasp. Cord is 58cm long.
This item is handmade in New Zealand