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Necklace, 1985

This is a Necklace. It was designed by James Wines and Alison Sky. It is dated 1985 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is clear plastic tube filled with colorcore formica fragments. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This necklace was not made by a master jeweler, but by architect-designers who created this colorful piece from recycled and leftover plastic tubing and ColorCore Formica.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

  • Long Trip Necklace, 1986
  • colorcore, molded rioba plastic, painted acrylic, sterling silver, rubber.
  • Gift of Jung-Hoo Kim.
  • 1987-55-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 22.2 × 21.6 × 2.5 cm (8 3/4 in. × 8 1/2 in. × 1 in.)

It has the following markings

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Cite this object as

Necklace, 1985; Designed by James Wines and Alison Sky; clear plastic tube filled with colorcore formica fragments; H x W x D: 22.2 × 21.6 × 2.5 cm (8 3/4 in. × 8 1/2 in. × 1 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-119

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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