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"Tardust" ring owned by Saul Williams

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
Ring featuring the word [Tardust] in cursive-style letters at the top of the ring. Letters made of a light blue-green plastic with red and yellow pigment. Word is on a plastic black background, shaped around the letters. Top of the ring adhered to shank that holds three fingers. Shank made of three sections of white plastic.
Designed by
Melody Eshani, American
Owned by
Saul Williams, American, born 1972
Date
2007
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Saul Williams
Medium
metal, plastic
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 3/8 × 3 1/8 × 13/16 in. (3.5 × 7.9 × 2.1 cm)
Type
finger rings
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Adornment
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Object number
2014.188.5
Topic
African American
Beauty culture
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Hip hop (Music)
Identity
Language
Music
Rock and roll (Music)