Story: Crafts and applied arts

Alan Preston bangle, 1987 (3rd of 3)

Alan Preston bangle, 1987

Alan Preston exhibited this mother-of-pearl, oyster, coconut-shell, silver and gold bangle in the Bone Stone Shell exhibition of 1988. Preston was strongly influenced by Pacific aesthetics, as seen in some of the materials used in this bangle.

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How to cite this page:

Douglas Lloyd Jenkins and Lucy Hammonds, 'Crafts and applied arts - Ceramics, glass, jewellery and textiles, 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/45325/alan-preston-bangle-1987 (accessed 12 December 2019)

Story by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins and Lucy Hammonds, published 22 Oct 2014