Necklace from the Kalandia Checkpoint Series Necklace
This is a necklace. It was designed by Deganit Stern Schocken. It is dated 2007 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is aluminum (crushed soda cans), zircons. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Stern-Schocken uses salvaged crushed aluminum soda cans from a security checkpoint on Israel’s West Bank to imbue her necklace/pendant with the powerful context of a nation that has lived with decades of conflict.
This object was
It is credited
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 5.5 × 11 × 0.9 cm (2 3/16 × 4 5/16 × 3/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Cite this object as
Necklace from the Kalandia Checkpoint Series Necklace; Designed by Deganit Stern Schocken (Israeli, b. 1947); aluminum (crushed soda cans), zircons; H x W x D: 5.5 × 11 × 0.9 cm (2 3/16 × 4 5/16 × 3/8 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-108
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.