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  • We acquired this object.

2015

  • Work on this object began.

2016

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2021

It's Getting So Dark Necklace

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Kadri Mälk. It is dated 2015. Its medium is pre-historic shark's tooth, faceted citrine and fluorite, jet, hematite, silver, black coral. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Mälk’s imagery evokes the deep past in our collective consciousness that connects us at a primal level. The title, It's Getting So Dark, adds an intriguing layer of meaning to the mystery to the piece.

It is credited Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

  • Earrings (Italy)
  • coral, gold.
  • Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes.
  • 1946-50-22-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 46.1 × 14 × 2.6 cm (18 1/8 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 1 in.)

It has the following markings

No marks

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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