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Shell necklace

Date made: 1940-1942

Place made: Port Erin

Description: A shell necklace made with small circular shells threaded onto a string cord and fastened with a metal hook and eye.

A shell necklace made by donor (Bella Wood née Klaffl) whilst interned as child, teenager with her mother in Rushen Internment Camp during the Second World War. Made with small circular shells collected from Port Erin beach, a craft item made by several internees.

Measurements: overall: 56 cm x 2 cm x 2 cm

Materials: animal: shell

Object name: necklace

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 2005-0226



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