Cooke's jewelry captures beauty in its simplicity of form and surface. In this ring, Cooke employs the minimal form of the circle in various sizes and positions, their silver and gold surfaces use reflected light and shadow to create a more complex design.
This object was
It is credited
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 4 × 5.3 × 3 cm (1 9/16 × 2 1/16 × 1 3/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On reverse of center disk: etched: COOKE / STERLING; on reverse of right disc '14kt'
Cite this object as
Ring; Designed by Betty Cooke (American, b. 1924); silver, gold; H x W x D: 4 × 5.3 × 3 cm (1 9/16 × 2 1/16 × 1 3/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-16
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.