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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Sun, 07 Aug 2016 13:00:36 +0000
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Object of the Day
jewelry
mythology
archaeology
personal adornment
stone
Egypt
metalsmithing
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<img width="640" height="780" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2011-15-1_2ab-700x853.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Brooch in artform holder" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2011-15-1_2ab-246x300.jpg 246w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2011-15-1_2ab-700x853.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2011-15-1_2ab-170x207.jpg 170w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2011-15-1_2ab.jpg 840w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />Ever wonder what your jewelry does when you aren’t wearing it? This brooch by the British art jeweler and goldsmith Kevin Coates demonstrates Coates grappling with this question. When Coates creates a piece of jewelry he often also designs an elaborate and beautiful housing for it to live in when not being worn, allowing the...
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Design  Search this
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