dark and light blue dangly perspex earrings

Sophie Taeuber-Arp inspired blue earrings

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By Julia de Klerk x Tate
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Blue Perspex earrings inspired by Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s i>Elementary Forms: Vertical-Horizontal Composition series, created by contemporary jewellery designer Julia de Klerk exclusively for Tate to celebrate our 2021 Sophie Taeuber-Arp exhibition.

Inspired by Taeuber-Arp’s geometric abstraction, it uses Taeuber-Arp’s shapes and has illustrated patterns laser etched into the surface of the acrylic, to create an exciting piece of textured statement jewellery.

The earrings each measure 5.5 x 2.5 cm, and are made from lightweight frosted acrylic and sterling silver findings. To prevent any tarnishing, polish with a silver cloth.

Julia de Klerk’s studio is in Hampshire, UK. She studied BA (Hons) Design at Goldsmiths University of London and shortly after graduating took up a number of short courses specialising in Jewellery at Central St Martins. Julia’s design style reflects her love of colour and pattern, and her graphic inspired influences, love of colour and experiments with textured acrylic have created her distinctive style.

Julia only uses recycled or Perspex brand acrylic for her jewellery due to the company’s ongoing investments in environmental manufacturing efficiency. All of her work is made to order to reduce material waste, and her packaging is 100% recyclable and sourced within the UK. All acrylic and silver offcuts created in the making process are collected and recycled, and she has invested in new equipment to enable her to recycle her acrylic offcuts herself, creating recycled sheet material for future jewellery projects.

About the artist

Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889–1943) was an artist but also a dancer, designer, puppet maker, architect and editor. A true pioneer of modern art, she became a teacher after studying art and dance and later taught others how to design patterns for textiles. She ‘lived abstraction’, and became one of the most important concrete and geometric abstract artists. Responsible for co-founding the dada art movement, Tauber-Arp’s way with colours and shapes unlocked new possibilities in art, costume and interior design.
  • Artist Sophie Taeuber-Arp
  • Exhibition Sophie Taeuber-Arp
  • Dimensions 5.5 cm x 2.5 cm
  • Material Perspex, Sterling Silver
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UK – 1-2 weeks

European Union – 2-4 weeks

Rest of world – 2-4 weeks

Delivery costs

We currently offer free standard delivery on UK orders over £60. Please note that this is offer is valid only online. Our other delivery costs are as follows.

For orders under £60:

UK – £3.60 per order

European Union – £15 per order

Rest of world (including non-EU European countries) – £28 per order

Limited editions

Due to the nature of our Limited Edition artworks, Tate offers rates for packaging materials to sufficiently protect the works and a fully insured, door-to-door courier service, for both UK and international shipping.

UK – FREE
USA – £80 each
European Union – £120 each
Rest of world (including non-EU European countries) – £150 each
 
 

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Refunds & returns

Please contact our customer service team within 45 days if you need to return anything from your order. We will be happy to offer you a full refund, replacement or exchange on any items excluding custom prints, face coverings and pierced earrings.

Unfortunately, after 14 working days we cannot refund any delivery charges or cover the cost of returning the item. You can contact our customer service team by email at: shop.online@tate.org.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (Monday – Friday, 9.45–18.00).

Here’s more information on refunds & returns.

Delivery & returns

Delivery times

We aim to deliver shop products within:

UK – 1-2 weeks

European Union – 2-4 weeks

Rest of world – 2-4 weeks

Delivery costs

We currently offer free standard delivery on UK orders over £60. Please note that this is offer is valid only online. Our other delivery costs are as follows.

For orders under £60:

UK – £3.60 per order

European Union – £15 per order

Rest of world (including non-EU European countries) – £28 per order

Limited editions

Due to the nature of our Limited Edition artworks, Tate offers rates for packaging materials to sufficiently protect the works and a fully insured, door-to-door courier service, for both UK and international shipping.

UK – FREE
USA – £80 each
European Union – £120 each
Rest of world (including non-EU European countries) – £150 each
 
 

Wine

Our collection of wines is only available for delivery in the UK. We currently offer free delivery on orders over £100, using a specialist white glove service within the M25 area.

UK only – £20 per order

Please note that our wines can only be purchased by those aged 18 years and over. Customers will be asked to provide proof of age upon delivery.

Here’s more information on delivery.

Refunds & returns

Please contact our customer service team within 45 days if you need to return anything from your order. We will be happy to offer you a full refund, replacement or exchange on any items excluding custom prints, face coverings and pierced earrings.

Unfortunately, after 14 working days we cannot refund any delivery charges or cover the cost of returning the item. You can contact our customer service team by email at: shop.online@tate.org.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (Monday – Friday, 9.45–18.00).

Here’s more information on refunds & returns.