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
It is credited
The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
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
No marks found
Cite this object as
Necklace; Designed by James Wines (American, b. 1932), 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.