Entry Title: "NECK LACE"
Category and Expertise: Fashion, Professional
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For the last five centuries, lace was made by hand, of yarn or thread in an open weblike pattern. The thread used was silk, linen, silver or gold. The lace was made in different ways (needle lace, bobbin lace, crochet lace...) and was used for decorating collars and cuffs, dresses and underwear of clergy and royalties. It was also used for decorating homes and linen.
In the second half of the 20th century, lace became less popular. It is not modern any more.
I have created contemporary lace made of laser-cut acrylic plate leftovers. My Neck Lace evokes the glorious golden times of the lace. It is a necklace and a collar, it is modern and light and it is gentle and bold at the same time.