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.
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The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
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H x diam.: 7.2 × 11 cm (2 13/16 × 4 5/16 in.)
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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
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.