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Twisted Circles Brooch

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Jiří Šibor. It is dated 2001 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is cold connected - riveted stainless steel and acrylic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Šibor's brooch consists of a circular forms surrounding a central object that suggests the structure of an atom or the orbits of cosmic bodies.

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

  • Planter (USA)
  • aluminum, wood.
  • Gift of Paul F. Walter.
  • 1991-30-2

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W x D: 7 × 8 × 7.5 cm (2 3/4 × 3 1/8 × 2 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse stamped on metal band, 'DCC 2001'. Stamp on left on pin.

Cite this object as

Twisted Circles Brooch; Designed by Jiří Šibor (Czech, b. 1966); cold connected - riveted stainless steel and acrylic; Frame H x W x D: 7 × 8 × 7.5 cm (2 3/4 × 3 1/8 × 2 15/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-96

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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