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 tobacco-dyed in part and painted with Permanent posca.
The linen and synthetic cord is 77cm long including the width of the pipe part itself.