This object is currently on display in room 205 as part of Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection. There are 5 other images of this object. See our image rights statement.

 

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Object Timeline

2009

  • Work on this object began.

2016

2017

Bracelet, 2009

This is a bracelet. It was designed by Gaetano Pesce. It is dated 2009 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is polyurethane resin. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Industrial designer, Gaetano Pesce, has explored the use of resin for objects ranging from furniture to vessels. For this bracelet Pesce uses transparent, colored resin to create the illusion of amber. While looking bulky and heavy, the material is soft and comfortable to wear and offers an element of surprise and delight.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Brand Tumbler, Amber, 2004
  • mouth-blown glass, stamped brand.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, Anonymous Donor,....
  • 2009-18-146

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 7.2 × 11 cm (2 13/16 × 4 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

Bracelet, 2009; Designed by Gaetano Pesce (Italian, b. 1939); polyurethane resin; H x diam.: 7.2 × 11 cm (2 13/16 × 4 5/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-84

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