Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers of the San Francisco-based Mike and Maaike scoured Google Image Search for low-res photos of some of the most famous jewelry in the world-an Imelda Marcos necklace, the Hope Diamond-doctored them in Photoshop, and transferred the pixelated images to leather. The resulting Stolen Jewels collection distills the originals' bold sizes, shapes, and colors into striking graphic forms with a healthy dose of computer-age irony.

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