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What’s in a nameplate necklace? – Irene Baqué

What’s in a nameplate?

If you don’t already own a ‘Carrie necklace’, chances are you’ve seen them in music videos, films, fashion shoots – and, of course, in Sex in the City. But the origins and cultural significance of the jewellery goes much deeper than Carrie Bradshaw. Grace Shutti explores the origins of the nameplate necklace, which emerged from black and Hispanic communities in 1970s New York and draws on graffiti and hip-hop culture

Presented and coproduced by
Grace Shutti

Directed and coproduced by
Irene Baqué

Josh Strauss
Phil Maynard

Motion Graphics
Joseph Pierce

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