Women’s Suffrage Pendant

$97.15

Aluminium and silver
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Description:

This reversible necklace is inspired by the Parliamentary scrolls on which the Representation of the People Act is written upon and is from the ‘New Dawn’ jewellery collection commissioned by The Houses of Parliament in 2016 & again for the Voice and Vote exhibition 2018.

Anodised aluminium is printed and dyed by hand in the many colours of the suffrage movement, has a polished surface and is completely colourfast. Cleverly connected by sterling silver rivets which allow the disks to spin a little this necklace is a must have for all lovers of history and features two distinct colours on each side, purple & green and red & green. It is worn on a sterling silver chain.

Weight: 30 gm
Dimensions: 5 × 2.30 cm
Sizes:

20 inch chain, 16 inch chain, 18 inch chain

Care Instructions:

Colours distinguished the many suffrage organisations with Emmiline Pankhurst’s 'Women's Social and Political Union' suffragettes sporting green, purple and white. Green signifies hope, purple - dignity and white - purity. The necklace has purple and green on one side to signify the suffragettes and red and green on the other

Story:

Designing the ‘New Dawn’ Women’s Suffrage Necklace
Sally Lees was commissioned in 2016 to create a collection of jewellery to accompany the installation of ‘New Dawn’, a light sculpture by Mary Branson to celebrate women’s suffrage.
Colours distinguished the many suffrage organisations with Emmiline Pankhurst’s ‘Women’s Social and Political Union’ suffragettes sporting green, purple and white. Green signifies hope, purple – dignity and white – purity. The necklace has purple and green on one side to signify the suffragettes and red and green on the other side to represent the suffragists as red and green were Millicent Fawcetts’s ‘National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies’ colours. The suffragists were believed to be less militant than the suffragettes hence their desire to distance themselves from the suffragettes by displaying a distinct colours on their banners. However, purple and green are the colours most widely associated with the women’s suffrage movement.

Deliveries

Free Delivery in Mainland UK, UK Highlands and Islands

Cost Time
Mainland UK $0.00 4 day(s)
UK Highlands and Islands $0.00 4 day(s)
Western Europe $6.48 5 day(s)
Rest of Europe $9.07 5 day(s)
USA and Canada $10.36 7 day(s)
Far East / Australia-NZ $10.36 8 day(s)
Rest of the World $10.36 8 day(s)

Returns

This item can be returned.

Under the consumer contract regulations, you have the right to cancel your order up to 14 days from the day you receive your goods.
You could notify us of your wish to cancel the order by emailing us, and then you have further 14 days from the date you notify to return the goods.

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Should you choose to return or exchange your order you will need to deliver the item(s) to the UK, where this seller is based.

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