Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
This entertaining Q&A session features world renowned jewelry artist Sidney Mobell, whose work is featured in the Smithsonian Institution and in the Museum of American Finance's "Worth Its Weight" exhibit. Mobell transforms everyday items into dazzling gold and jeweled artworks. He is interviewed by the Museum's President and CEO, David Cowen.
Among the 18 Mobell pieces on view in "Worth Its Weight" are:
14k gold Nokia cell phone encrusted with diamonds, rubies and sapphires
14k solid gold mousetrap with diamond cheese wedge
18k solid gold and jewel encrusted Monopoly set
Solid gold and silver jeweled chess set with green and while marble board
18 karat solid gold pacifier with eight round-cut diamonds weighing approximately 2.27 carats