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Earring Aid, Bejeweled, 2014

This is a Earring Aid. It was designed by Elana Langer. It is dated 2014. Its medium is swarovski crystals, e6000 glue, hearing aid.

Some designers and hearing aid users are transforming their devices into fashion statements and unique works. Just as eyeglasses are available in an array of colors and styles, hearing aids can be transformed into a personalized accessory rather than concealed behind one’s ear or hair.

This object was donated by Elana Langer. It is credited Gift of Elana Langer.

  • Earring
  • enamel.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime Hermanos.
  • 1967-88-5
  • Earring
  • gold.
  • Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.
  • 1920-19-131-a,b

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8.9 × 5.7 × 1.3 cm (3 1/2 × 2 1/4 × 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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