Lapponia Jewelry Sterling Silver by Bjorn Weckstrom At Gallery 925

The Finnish sculptor and jewelry designer Ragnar Björn Weckström was born on February 8th, 1935 in Helsinki, Finland. Weckström trained as a goldsmith in the 1950s and has found great success with the famous company, Lapponia, for most of his career. Weckström views jewelry as a small-scale form of high art; a view that is reflected in his designs that tend to resemble miniature sculptures.
9 Pin-lisäystä683 Seuraajat
Lapponia Modernist

Lapponia Modernist

Lapponia Earrings

Lapponia Earrings

Lapponia Cuff by Björn Weckström

Lapponia Cuff by Björn Weckström

Lapponia Cuff by Björn Weckström

Lapponia Cuff by Björn Weckström

Lapponia Pendant with Glass Drop by Björn Weckström

Lapponia Pendant with Glass Drop by Björn Weckström

Lapponia Earrings

Lapponia Earrings

The Finnish sculptor and jewelry designer Ragnar Björn Weckström was born on February 8th, 1935 in Helsinki, Finland. Weckström trained as a goldsmith in the 1950s and has found great success with the famous company, Lapponia, for most of his career.  The ‘Space’ designs he created for Lapponia in 1969 caught the attention of Star Wars director, George Lucas. Carrie Fisher’s character, Princess Leia, is seen wearing the ‘Space’ necklace in the final scene of the 1977 film.

The Finnish sculptor and jewelry designer Ragnar Björn Weckström was born on February 8th, 1935 in Helsinki, Finland. Weckström trained as a goldsmith in the 1950s and has found great success with the famous company, Lapponia, for most of his career. The ‘Space’ designs he created for Lapponia in 1969 caught the attention of Star Wars director, George Lucas. Carrie Fisher’s character, Princess Leia, is seen wearing the ‘Space’ necklace in the final scene of the 1977 film.

Gallery 925 - Lapponia Modernist "Galactic" Bracelet by Bjorn Weckstrom, Handmade Sterling Silver

Gallery 925 - Lapponia Modernist "Galactic" Bracelet by Bjorn Weckstrom, Handmade Sterling Silver

Gallery 925 - Lapponia Modernist "Poema" Necklace by Bjorn Weckstrom, Handmade Sterling Silver

Gallery 925 - Lapponia Modernist "Poema" Necklace by Bjorn Weckstrom, Handmade Sterling Silver


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