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Untitled [Brooch]

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: August, John
Date made: 1985
Materials: reflection hologram; film (?)
Measurements: 1 1/2 in x 3 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Classification: holograms

Pin / brooch; a boomerang-shaped metal piece with a clasp on the back is joined by a small piece of metal to a holographic piece; the latter is made up of 6 individual holograms of various shapes, mounted together on a metal backing; each piece seems to be holographic film sandwiched between 2 pieces of glass; 5 of the 6 holograms, each green, are of metal bars or rings; the other, also green, contains gears and small machine parts; good overall 3-D effect; jewelry.

Early holographic application commercially produced for personal adornment. Please note that due to the unique challenges of holography as a medium, high-resolution digital images are not available for most items in the holography collection. Please contact us for more information on reproducing images of holograms.