Beyond Bling: Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection Gallery

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All Photos Courtesy of Museum Associates/LACMA

All Photos Courtesy of Museum Associates/LACMA

Gerd Rothmann

Die Goldene Nase Nosepiece, 1988

Cast from Lois Boardman's nose

Gold

2 3/4 × 1 7/8 × 1 3/8 in. (6.99 × 4.76 × 3.49 cm)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Lois and Bob Boardman (M.2013.221.28) 

© Gerd Rothmann

photo © Museum Associates / LACMA

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Emiko Oye (b. 1974, United State, active California)
Maharajah’s 6th necklace, 2008
From the series My First Royal Jewels, 2007-09
LEGO® bricks, rubber cord, silver
22 3/4 × 15 3/8 × 2 3/4 in. (57.79 × 39.05 × 6.99 cm)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Lois and Bob Boardman (M.2016.21.2)
© Emiko Oye
photo © Museum Associates / LACMA

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Nancy Worden (b. 1954, United States, active Washington)

Gilding the Past necklace, 2001

Gold-plated copper, Japanese and US currency, including 1964 and 1965 Kennedy half dollars (gold-plated silver), coral, turquoise, bone, brass

17 1/4 × 17 3/4 × 3/4 in. (43.82 × 45.09 × 1.91 cm)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Lois and Bob Boardman (M.2013.221.37)

© Nancy L. Worden

photo © Museum Associates / LACMA

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Bernhard Schobinger (b. 1946, Switzerland)

Smoky Quartz on Countersink Nail ring, 2010

Gold, smoky quartz

1 7/16 × 1 1/4 × 1 1/4 in. (3.7 × 3.2 × 3.2 cm)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Lois and Bob Boardman (M.2013.221.31)

© Bernhard Schobinger / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ProLitteris, Zürich

photo © Museum Associates / LACMA

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Mirjam Hiller

Loperenias brooch, 2012

Powder-coated stainless steel

8 1/4 × 7 × 2 1/2 in. (21 × 17.8 × 6.4 cm)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Lois and Bob Boardman (M.2013.221.14)

© Mirjam Hiller

photo © Museum Associates / LACMA

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David Bielander

Koi bracelet, 2013

Leather, thumbtacks, silver

5 1/4 × 5 × 4 1/2 in. (13.3 × 12.7 × 11.4 cm)

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Lois and Bob Boardman (M.2013.221.2)

© David Bielander

Last modified: September 29, 2017

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