Collective Matter x Panel

Souvenirs of Calton Hill is a collection of products created by designers and artists in close collaboration with manufacturers and makers across the UK and Europe. In partnership with Collective, Panel has commissioned artists Rachel Adams, Mick Peter and Katie Schwab, designer Katy West and photographer Alan Dimmick to design the collection.

Three-Part Necklace
Rachel Adams with Elizabeth Jane Campbell and Flux Laser Studio

The observatory on Calton Hill was the birthplace of astronomy and timekeeping in Edinburgh. Drawing on the hill’s history of celestial observation, Rachel Adams’ three-part necklace combines traditional and digital production processes to celebrate local materials and manufacturing.

  • Materials: Sterling Silver, Agate and Plastic
  • Made in Scotland
  • Full chain length 32″
  • Commisioned by Panel exclusively for Collective Matter
  • Handmade to order (please note this is up to a 12-week turn around)

Available to buy at Collective

Rachel Adams with Elizabeth Jane Campbell

The necklace is split into three separate pieces of jewellery, and the Sextant can be bought as a unique work. Availiable to purchase here.

Rachel Adams lives and works in Glasgow. Her work incorporates furniture design, sculptural forms and decorative craft techniques, combining a variety of traditional and DIY methods including macramé and tie-dye with contemporary commercial techniques such as laser cutting and vinyl printing. 

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