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Necklace, Glitter, from Synthetic Delight collection

This is a necklace. It was designed by Jantje Fleischhut.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Jantje Fleischhut as part of Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

It is dated 2013. Its medium is silver, aluminum, rock crystal, glass/crystal, nylon, resin, found plastic.

Fleischhut creates evocative pieces of jewelry by combining precious materials with less valuable items. This necklace from Fleischhut’s Synthetic collection combines materials of silver and rock crystal with aluminum and found plastic. Like a charm bracelet, each of the materials are connected by chains and beads, unifying the vastly different parts into one piece.

It is credited Courtesy of Ornamentum Gallery.

  • Bangle (India)
  • gold band, glass "gem".
  • Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand.
  • 1953-143-7

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Necklace (USA)
  • gold, faience, stone.
  • Gift of Irena Brynner.
  • 1991-165-10

Its dimensions are

L: 70 cm (27 9/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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