Made in 2014, this chunky, bright necklace is made of plastic straws fused together into big beads. Threaded on pale blue plastic, with sterling silver clasp.
Diameter 23cm (overall length 65cm) x 2.5cm.
Marcos Guzman is a Melbourne based artist working in acrylic and consumer plastics. Eschewing industrial processes for a considered handmade approach, Marcos uncovers the subtle and precious qualities of his chosen material. His use of vivid colour and graphic line work evoke a sense of nostalgia, while his evocative titles imbue each piece with a suggested narrative.