Giampaolo Babetto is a master jewelry artist trained at the D'Arte Pietro Selvatico. Inspired by geometric forms, his jewelry exhibits clean, sober lines without decorative embellishments. The three pieces displayed here are 3 dimensional figures, similar in construction, yet each is unique due to color and texture.
This object was
It is credited
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 2.5 × 4 × 4 cm (1 in. × 1 9/16 in. × 1 9/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On interior face, 'BABETT' 'O' on adjacent face to read O - ?PD or KD'
Cite this object as
Ring, 1981; Designed by Giampaolo Babetto (Italian, b. 1947); gold; H x W x D: 2.5 × 4 × 4 cm (1 in. × 1 9/16 in. × 1 9/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-3
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Lewin Collection.