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Grey Heron Airplane Ring Object With Ring

This is a Object with Ring. It was designed by Felieke van der Leest. We acquired it in 2016. Its medium is textile (viscose, polyester/polyamide), plastic heron, 14kt white gold, glass beads, marcasite. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Felieke van der Leest endeavors to give jewelry a life even when not being worn: "Jewelry is kept in a box or drawer [at home], but in the case of this ring, you can wear the Heron as a ring, and return it to the landing strip and it is a sculpture!”

This object was donated by Susan Lewin.

Cite this object as

Grey Heron Airplane Ring Object With Ring; Designed by Felieke van der Leest ; textile (viscose, polyester/polyamide), plastic heron, 14kt white gold, glass beads, marcasite; 2016-34-113-a/c

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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