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This is a ring. It was designed by Bettina Dittlmann and Michael Jank. It is dated 2007 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is hammered and patinated copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Dittlmann and Jank’s ring is a tribute to metalworking skills developed over the ages as pure copper has been roughly worked into a simple circular form. The name FOREVERRING is evocative of eternity, and the hammered surfaces forms a link to the distant past.

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

  • Bracelet
  • copper.
  • Gift of Eitel and Frances Groeschke in memory of Pauline and Frank Rebajes.
  • 1990-108-4

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 0.9 × 2.7 cm (3/8 × 1 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: 700 written in black marker or ink.

Cite this object as

FOREVERRING Ring; Designed by Bettina Dittlmann (German, b. 1964), Michael Jank (German, b. 1972); hammered and patinated copper; H x diam.: 0.9 × 2.7 cm (3/8 × 1 1/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2017-4-1

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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