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Kalandia Checkpoint Necklace, 2007

This is a Necklace. It was designed by Deganit Stern Schocken. It is dated 2007 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is crushed aluminum 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 donated by Susan Lewin. 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

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Kalandia Checkpoint Necklace, 2007; Designed by Deganit Stern Schocken (Israeli, b. 1947); crushed aluminum 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.

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