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1993 Julie Anne Mihalisin Born: Gainesville, Florida 1962 slumped glass and silver 15 3/4 in. x 1 in. x 7/8 in. (40.0 x 2.6 x 2.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Sylvia and Eric Elsesser 2002.72.2 Not currently on view

Luce Center Quote

"I aim to create forms that are new, but somehow familiar by appealing to our desire for honesty and our endearment to natural forms." Artist's statement, 1993

Luce Center Label

Necklace embodies Julie Anne Mihalisin's commitment to "truth-to-materials." In this piece, the artist is careful to allow the natural, fluid properties of the glass to coexist with the precious metal in which it is mounted.


decorative arts - jewelry

Crafts - Mixed Media


metal - silver