Wearable Sculptural Ring
troy oz. Hand Cast .925 Sterling Silver
(with display: 8" x 4" x 4")
The second Sculpturing in the set of 4 works commissioned by the Buzz Aldrin Family Foundation to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, held at NASA's Kennedy Space Center official gala on July 16, 2019. "Exploring" depicts Apollo 11 and it's component the columbia in lunar orbit around Earth during its slingshot journey to the Moon. The ring band depicts the surface of the Earth, likening itself to the globe, commemorating the Apollo 11 Astronauts' first glimpses of the Earth from space.
Intended to be worn as well as displayed as a sculpture, the piece comes with Sculpturing, Hand Blown Glass Cloche Dome, Black Engraved Base with Armature, Travel Pouch, and Signed, Numbered, Dated, Fingerprinted Documentation for Provenance.