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Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Date made: date unknown
Materials: white light transmission; foil
Measurements: 1 1/4 in x 1 1/4 in
One pair of earrings for pierced ears; each earring consists of 2 square pieces of rainbow holographic foil adhered to 2 square pieces of white hard plastic; the front side's foil contains a square grid pattern; the back side has the same foil plus another small piece of triangular plastic to which is adhered a piece of plain reflective foil; the front and back pieces are glued back to back so that the foil shows on both sides, but slightly offset so that one sees the white backing on both sides; a small hole at the top allows the clip to pass through; 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.