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Erica Bello jewelry

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0083

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of two silver necklaces by Erica Bello.

Dates

  • 2013-2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Erica Bello studied metalsmithing and jewelry design at Rochester Institute of Technology's School for American Crafts. Traditional fabrication techniques have always played a main role in the construction of her work and reflect influences of structure and implied form. Since her graduation in 2011, Erica continues to explore new techniques and concepts in her studio located in Rochester, NY.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 small clam shell box)

Language

English

Overview

Two oxidized silver necklaces, one titled Emerald Trough necklace features ten oxidized silver bars connected by a trough containing a natural emerald. The other untitled piece is made of silver teaspoons and cotton string. The spoons create a silver cage that contains a spray of bay leaves. Ms. Bello created it during her time as a student at RIT's School for American Crafts.

Arrangement

The collection is two necklaces.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 116

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The necklaces were purchased from Erica Bello by Becky Simmons, RIT Archivist.

Accession number(s): 2014:058

Bibliography

  • Erica Bello at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in June 2014.

Creator

Title
Erica Bello jewelry
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Lisa Witt
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
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Rochester NY 14623 USA
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