A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. You may read Part 1/2/3/4/5/6 by scrolling down blog updates.
Credits: Christoph Ziegler/Loukia Richards
A tooth with a golden crown taken from a relative’s scull after exhumation; it is used an an amulet.
Notice that the 33-knots-bracelet in the picture has to be worn till the wish is granted.
Last but not least: This image shows a stone jewellery mold from the archaic cemetery of Eleusina – Copper Age.
It was buried with the jewellery maker as a distinctive mark of his identity, including his profession, for all eternity.