This series focuses on my trips down to the Thames River in London in 2016 and 2017.
I had no idea that my way of looking for ground treasures was called mudlarking until a local Londoner named it for me. I had already been hooked since finding bottles in my childhood but this was another level.
This piece is made from Sterling silver and uses apipe from 18th Century London-post 1750.
The Pipe is 7cm long and though fully cleaned is dyed in part with tobacco and painted with Permanent posca.
The linen and synthetic cord is 77cm long including the width of the pipe part itself.