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Gijs Bakker

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Gijs Bakker's work has focused on imaginative "wearable art" making use of a wide range of materials, precious and nonprecious. Bakker has had numerous shows of his works in the Netherlands and the U.S., and was awarded gold and silver medals at the International Jewelery Exhibition in Jablonec, Czechoslobakia, in 1968. Since the 1970s, he has also provided designs for furniture and lighting for Dutch manufacturers such as Artimeta and Castelijn.

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