It is not often that we see the process of making the jewellery. It is the final result that matters for most of us. The process of making the jewellery can, however, be very interesting. Can it also be beautiful and of interest to the audience? Gitte Nygaard asked herself that question in her collection Cherryup. She writes… Read more »
Being with Gitte Bjørn’s pieces, and with her BODY & SOUL, we forget all about conformity, about perfection and current ideals and we move towards something far more potent – we get to meet ourselves. Exactly the way we are. (Master Fatman) I have showed you work by Gitte Bjørn before, and it is such a pleasure,… Read more »
View Annette Dam at Klimt02 and at her Gallery Goldfingers in Copenhagen.
Ding Jewelry by Josephine Winther Josephine Winther’s Ding Jewelry is a body of work that focuses on various metal alloys and the sounds they produce. The bell idea comes from a study of sounds and an interest in addressing the audible aspect of metal. “All the bell necklaces are made in different alloys and… Read more »
I would like to share this amazing jewellery project with you. It is called Makers Move and made by Josephine Winther and Gitte Nygaard. I went to see and participate in their project – it was such a great experience. Here is how they describe the project: Makers Move is a mobile jewellery workshop, a project… Read more »
Find more at her website.
Nanna Grønborg has organised the exhibition From Chaos to Comprehension which opens today at Officinet, Bredgade 66, Copenhagen. The exhibition From Chaos to Comprehension shows selected work of seven contemporary jewelery artists from Denmark/Germany, Thailand, UK, China and Taiwan who all studied at Birmingham City University UK. All seven jewelers have experienced the turbulent period… Read more »
I would also like to show you these pieces of work by Helen Clara Hemsley.
From her collection ‘I never played tennis’ which was displayed at the Mette Saabye Gallery last year I would like to show you these beautiful pieces of work by Helen Clara Hemsley.
The work by Helen Clara Hemsley was nominated to the St. Loye Award. Friday 24th of August the Award ceremony of the St. Loye Award 2012 was launched. The prestigious talent Award comes with 100.000 DKK. and is presented by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark on behalf of Copenhagen’s Goldsmith Guild. It is… Read more »
Annette Dam was the winner of the 2012 St. Loye Award with these beautiful pieces of work. Friday 24th of August the Award ceremony of the St. Loye Award 2012 was launched. The prestigious talent Award comes with 100.000 DKK. and is presented by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark on behalf of Copenhagen’s… Read more »
You can find more information about Kim Buck and his work at his website.
It is always a great inspiration to see the work by Kim Buck.
Beautiful pendants by Kaori Juzu.
These are images of the beautiful pieces of work by Charlotte Larsen. They were all shown at the exhibition ‘Welcome’ in the Gallery Officinet earlier this year.
It is with such a pleasure that I show you more work by Kaori Juzu. Make sure to visit her beautiful website as well.
I met Kaori Juzu Saturday when she was part of an exhibition at the gallery Kim Buck. What an inspiring experience to see her work. I like the way she describes jewellery: “Jewellery” is a word that can give anyone a concrete image in a moment, though it is associated with so many different… Read more »
Take a look at these stunning 8 pieces of jewelery…. You find much more of her work at her website.
On March 16th 2012 Helle Bjerrum opens a new solo exhibition called STATUS at Gallery Bærbart. She describes the exhibition like this: As the title indicates, I have explored status as a theme. The word status relates both to material values and to one’s standing in terms of reputation and position. How status is achieved… Read more »
All images are from the beautiful blog Mar de color rosa.
It is time for Christmas Greetings. I have received this beautiful drawing with a brooch from my favorite jeweller Kasia Gasparski. The drawing is by famous Danish artist Kathrine Ærtebjerg. The brooch is a new piece of jewellery by Kasia Gasparski. The brooch is silver, gold and itallian coral. Every year Kasia makes these beautiful… Read more »
Gitte Nygaard writes about her work: ” Been there – done what to Binchotan and Black It’s rather thought provoking that minerals which all belong to the 6C carbon atom group, within the periodic table, end up in the hands of the most decadent and the most poor. I’m of course referring to carbon-containing minerals… Read more »
Gitte Nygaard writes about her work: ” To Binchotan and Black, is a series of experiments with the material Binchotan, also known as purifying white charcoal. Working with a material in its most unadulterated form, with a minimum of manipulations and added elements, the aim is a raw and almost unprocessed outcome. Binchotan originates from… Read more »
There is also a story behind this brooch. For my husband’s birthday I gave him a trip in a helicopter. It was a dream come true for both of us. We flew over Copenhagen. It was amazing and we recognized buildings and areas – even our own apartment. After the trip I gave him this… Read more »
A while ago I got the idea that I would like to make a brooch for my husband. I thought it could be fun to make a brooch that could change appearance so that he could decide the look of it. The solution was to make a “frame” where different images could be inserted. I… Read more »
It has been time for presents. When my sister gave birth to her second child and they thereby became four in their little family I made her this necklace – with the 4 rings symbolizing mom, dad and the two sons (my nephews). She very much likes black jewelry at the moment so I oxidized… Read more »
New necklaces from my favorite jewellery designer Kasia Gasparski. Inspired by the ground plan of old monastery and temples. Take a look at her website – it is quit inspiring.
I think that I would like to show you some more of my own work. I made these brooches and the necklace a while ago. One of the great sources of inspiration for me is the urban environment; the life we live in urban cities, the structures & textures as well as the interactions among… Read more »
I wish you all a HAPPY NEW YEAR and all the best for 2011. Thank you for all the positive comments, ideas and input I have received from you during 2010. It has been a great pleasure, and I feel honoured to have this dialogue with you. I am looking forward to the new year… Read more »
The other day I received a mail from Stina Lind og Kevin James, a Danish/Australian desing duo. I found it quit interesting to explore their website and I especially would like to show you these pieces – all in black. It is quit interesting to see how strong an influence the colour has on the… Read more »
These pieces of jewellery are part of an exhibition by Danish Goldsmith Karen Fly in Greenland (Katuaq in Nuuk) opening July 8th 2010. Again an excellent example of how nature has been the source of inspiration and have been incorporated in the jewellery. The related posts show other examples of nature within jewellery…
I have received these 4 images of work by Marie-Louise Kristensen. Thank you so much Marie-Louise for updating me with new photos and explaining me the story behind… Whit this jewellery Marie-Louise Kristensen is commenting on the “Me-culture”. We see the “Me-culture” in sports programmes, life style programmes and scene shows. Show me your wardrobe,… Read more »
Take a look at her website.
Take a look at here website.
I have received these images from Mette Saabye – thanks Mette. The jewellery has been accepted as part of Collect. At Collect she is represented by Galleri Louise Smit. “The new work by Mette Saabye is based on the theme of Remembrance. Each work refers to a special occasion. Different found objects are covered up… Read more »
I also want to show you these pieces from Kia Utzon-Frank – as you can see she is working a lot with amber. You find more work by Kia Utzon-Frank at her website. Photos by Thomas Cato.
I received these images yesterday – take a close look at the stunning ring. You find more work by Kia Utzon-Frank at her website. Photos by Thomas Cato.
Photo by Dorte Krogh. Thank you so much Annette for sending me these images of jewellery with the keyword “my grandmother”. Make sure also to take a look at her webpage. Previous blog-post (here and here) about Annette Dickow Munch.
Photo by Dorte Krogh Thank you so much Annette for sending me these images. I really like your idea with the wedding rings where the couple put their fingerprints in the rings. Take a look at her webpage. Previous blog-post about Annette Dickow Munch.
Carolina Vallejo website. The ring is called “Happiness” and is part of the CC10, Craft Collection 10 by Danish Crafts.
I think you already know – Kasia is among my absolute favourite jewellers…. Therefore I will show a little more of her amazing world… The rings and the brooch (at the two first images) are inspired by bamboo. Visit Kasia Gasparskis website and gallery/workshop “Guldkompagniet” in Kompagnistræde 25, Copenhagen K.
Another Danish jeweller that I want to share with you here at the blog is Karina Noyons.
Today I have received this image from Annette Dickow Munck – thank you so much for sending it to me Annette. Take a look at her website as well. (Photo by Dorthe Krogh). You can see her wedding rings at the exhibition hosted by Kasia Gasparski in Copenhagen (Guldkompagniet, Kompagnistræde 25, 1208 København K, T:… Read more »
These rings are made of Melamin. The material used for cubs and other tableware… often used for trips to the forest or when you go camping. You can read much more about it at her website (Danish only). Karen Fly is member of the group Galleri Metal.