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Sarah-Joy Ford Labrys Small Pendant

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This jewellery has been exclusively designed for the Whitworth by Sarah-Joy Ford. Sarah-Joy Ford is an Artist, Post-Graduate Researcher and Associate Lecturer at Manchester School of Art. Ford works with textiles to explore the complexities and pleasures of queer communities, histories and archives. Her practice sits at the intersection of digital and traditional: using strategies of quilting, digital embroidery, digital print, applique and hand embellishment.

Battered Brass Labrys Pendant. The labrys is a bilateral symbol originating in ancient Minoan religious culture, associated with female goddesses and Amazonian warrior women. The labrys became a lesbian symbol of empowerment in the 1970s, appearing in periodicals, philosophical texts, clothing, jewellery, banners, and tattoos.

This product was designed and made exclusively by Just Trade for The Whitworth. Just Trade works in partnership with small fair-trade projects across the world. Born out of the recognition that in order for small Fair Trade projects to be sustainable, they need a long-term route to market for their goods. Just Trade now works with eight groups of artisans in Peru, Ecuador, India, Indonesia and Vietnam. 

Pendant Size Approx: 4cm by 3cm.

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    Rated 4 stars
    5 days ago
    Subtle and simple

    I wore first wore this to a New Year's Eve party -- very simple , very pretty. it has very sutle hammering, and in the right it light it shimmers. Lovely little thing.

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