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Grainne Morton Amber Crown Necklace

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Exquisite handmade necklace from Grainne Morton. 

Beaded necklace with amber-brown coloured beads on a delicate chain, with a vintage cut-glass pendent and an embroidered crown that is backed with metal. 

An absolutely beautiful, and iconic Grainne Morton jewelry piece. 

The length of the necklace is 48cm (19")

Grainne's creativity comes from her culture: traditional crafts, folklore, music, and fairy tales. These one-of-a-kind pieces are a mixture of vintage + contemporary, precious + non-precious treasure.

Handmade items are not returnable. 


About Grainne Morton

If Grainne Morton was to have a spirit animal, no doubt it would be the magpie. Instinctively and obsessively drawn to collecting and hoarding anything miniature or precious that catches her eye, many things you or I would overlook, Grainne has amassed an incredible collection of objects – all destined to find their place among the tales she weaves within her jewelled compositions.

Born and raised in Northern Ireland, by creative and antique-loving parents, Grainne was immersed in and surrounded by the traditional Crafts, Folklore, Music and Fairy Tales of the country. Perhaps it’s this beginning to her story that has now imbued her work with its somewhat contradictory nature? All at once vintage and contemporary, precious and non-precious, spontaneous and ordered, junk and treasure… this could well be a description of Grainne’s motherland, itself.

Each piece, is carefully choreographed, the arranging and re-arranging of little objects, and precious things, moved and re-placed until they establish a relationship to each other, and tell a story to the viewer.

This use of unexpected, and delightfully juxtaposed, materials are where it all started, and over 20 years later, is now firmly her trademark.

Grainne’s work has been exhibited internationally and, in 2007, she was shortlisted for the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize. Grainne lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her husband, two children, and thousands of tiny little objects.