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Created by:
Art Smith, American, 1917 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7/8 × 7/8 × 7/16 in. (2.2 × 2.2 × 1.1 cm)
Type:
finger rings
Date:
ca. 1957
Description:
This is the “Magic ring” designed and created by jeweler Art Smith. The sterling silver ring is composed of a wire band placed over a flattened band. The two bands overlap at the base and bridge of the ring. Both bands are open-ended with overlapped ends at the bridge. The wire band has rounded flat ends while the flattened band has wide and flat rectangular ends. The ring has one hallmark on the inside of the base, Smith’s signature [Art Smith].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Russell
Object number:
2023.12.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Art Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5675505b2-119f-4a94-8d9a-b524e046ddf4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2023.12.2