Today, many people carry their wealth around on plastic cards tucked in their wallets. Laarman reintroduced the ornamental element of wealth by embedding a chip in a piece of jewelry. Wearers can boast--provided they enjoy a sufficient credit limit--that they are wearing the most valuable brooch in the world.
It is credited
Courtesy of Joris Laarman Lab.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.1 cm (3 3/8 × 2 3/16 × 1/16 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age.