Love is a (Medium) Thing Physical on a Bespoke Curdled Chain
The Love is a Thing Physical is a love heart shaped locket held together through magnetic force. The locket can physically hold and protect something of value, sentimental or physical, or simply act as a vessel to later fill or empty. Inspired through a lover's changing forms.
The locket is formed on one side with a poem by Jago Rackham.
On the other side of the heart is an engraving based on a drawing of three figures circling one another by Lowena Hearn.
The Bespoke Curdled Chain 40cm (16") is comprised unique metal forms cast from wax, interlinked with with freshwater baroque pearls
Inscription on back of locket read the Love is a Thing Physical poem by Jago Rackham.
Love became a thing physical,
shaped and weighted like
a pebble from a stony beach
nestled in a warmhot cheek.
Approximate measurements: Locket: 4 x 4 cm. Chain: 40 cm / 16”.
Material InformationAll metals used are from recycled sources. Precious Metals are hallmarked by the London Goldsmith’s Assay Office. Gems and pearls are from certified ethical origins, no CITE species present.
Production Time and DeliveryEach piece is made-to-order and can take up to 8 weeks to produce. If you have ordered a piece with bespoke or customised elements this time period may be extended, dependant on studio scheduling. You can contact the studio to request a time estimation or rush enquiry for your order. Worldwide delivery. UK VAT will automatically be applied or deducted at checkout. If you have purchased a piece from outside the United Kingdom, your order may incur external customs charges during delivery.
Returns and RepairAs each work is unique, refunds and returns cannot be offered. Please contact the studio to enquire into alterations and repairs.
PackagingFabric pouches are made from remnant silks and cotton in Australia by Correne Bide. Fabric Labels made in Germany. Paper elements made from Ecoboard and recycled paper in England.
CareKeep dry, handle with care. Specialist clean or cloth clean only. Do not ultrasonic clean. Take your jewellery off if you are involved in any activity which could scratch, knock, jostle or damage it. Avoid contact with perfumes, lotions and hairsprays. Gently wipe your piece with a soft cloth to remove any residue and store securely. Remove before swimming or showering.