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2013

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2020

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Ring, Bänd, from Väärtus Series, 2013

This is a Ring. It was designed by Rowan Liivamagi and manufactured by Shapeways. It is dated 2013. Its medium is silver, steel, plastic.

Väärtus is a three-piece series of jewelry-like tools designed to assist individuals with limited manual dexterity perform daily tasks. The arrow-shaped loop in the Ora ring helps thread buttons as well as hook zippers. The Bänd ring holds a writing implement upright and positions it in the wearer’s fingers. The Nippu keychain gives a key a larger grip and makes it easier to maneuver into locks.

It is credited Purchased by the museum for the exhibition.

  • Ring
  • gold.
  • Gift of Georgina and Louisa L. Schuyler.
  • 1916-29-106
  • Necessaire
  • shagreen.
  • Gift of Mrs. James Roosevelt in loving memory of Mrs. James O. Green.
  • 1924-23-1-a/p

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 1.7 × 6.7 × 2.9 cm (11/16 × 2 5/8 × 1 1/8 in.)

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

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