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Ingredients Necklace, 2008

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Iris Bodemer. It is dated 2008 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is pyrite, glass, gold, wool, kevlar. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Bodemer’s necklace reflects processes of attraction and repulsion portrayed through contrasting soft and hard, organic and inorganic recycled materials.

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

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

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  • glass.
  • Gift of Carlo Moretti Studio.
  • 1991-133-3
  • Bottle
  • glass.
  • Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection.
  • 1976-1-17
  • Bulb Lamp, 1966
  • mold-blown glass, chrome-plated metal, incandescent bulb.
  • Gift of Ingo Maurer.
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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 24.5 × 22 × 3 cm (9 5/8 × 8 11/16 × 1 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Back of clasp: Stamped: "IRIS BODEMER / [square cypher] / 750"

Cite this object as

Ingredients Necklace, 2008; Designed by Iris Bodemer (German, b.1970); pyrite, glass, gold, wool, kevlar; H x W x D: 24.5 × 22 × 3 cm (9 5/8 × 8 11/16 × 1 3/16 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-11

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