Due Respiri Necklace, 2005
Martinazzi’s Due Respiri pendant is a poetic evocation of two breathing mouths whose lips are not quite touching. Made from embossed and engraved gold sheets, this piece recalls the formal restraint found in classical sculpture while capturing the tension and vibrant energy that connects two human beings.
It is credited
Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 24 × 13.3 × 1.5 cm (9 7/16 × 5 1/4 × 9/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Right edge of Pendant - etched "MARTINAZZI"
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.