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2005

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2017

2022

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Brooch, Credit

This is a brooch. It was designed by Joris Laarman Lab.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Joris Laarman as part of Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age.

It is dated 2005. Its medium is gold, copper-nickel, epoxy.

Today, many people carry their wealth around on plastic cards tucked in their wallets. Laarman reintroduced the ornamental element of wealth by embedding a chip in a piece of jewelry. Wearers can boast--provided they enjoy a sufficient credit limit--that they are wearing the most valuable brooch in the world.

It is credited Courtesy of Joris Laarman Lab.

  • Installation, Ivy
  • polyconcrete.
  • Courtesy of Groninger Museum, the Netherlands.
  • 83.2016.59

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.1 cm (3 3/8 × 2 3/16 × 1/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age.

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