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December 12, 2012

Stolen Jewels — Tangible vs Virtual

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From the website:

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Stolenmain

An exploration of tangible vs. virtual in relation to real and perceived value.

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Using Google Image Search, the designers browsed through some of the most expensive (and often famous) jewelry in the world.

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The resulting low-res images were stolen, doctored, then transfered to printed and scored leather, creating a tangible new incarnation.

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Six pieces were created:

• Golden Jubilee Diamond Broach

• Ruby necklace with brooch

• Tutti Frutti necklace with earrings

• Great Chrysanthemum

• Hope Diamond Broach

• Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby and Diamond Earrings

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Apiece, $169.

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