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Fingers - Contemporary New Zealand Jewellery

On Display from Thu 27 Apr
Encounter, Ground Floor

Alan Preston founded Fingers, an Auckland jewellery co-operative in 1974. They have a reputation for creating some of the most distinctive jewellery in New Zealand.

Alan Preston Shell Necklace. Gift of Alan Preston, 2015

Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2015.80.1

The innovative pieces on display span from the 60s to today and question what jewellery is - can personal adornment also be a piece of art?

Guest curated by Maria Constanza Labra-Odde.

  • Three Questions for three jewellers

    WED, 23 AUG 2016

    What goes in to making a piece of contemporary jewellery? Read about the three jewellers associated with Fingers Gallery: Sharon Fitness, Anna Wallis, and Jasmine Watson.

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