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

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

Lapponia Pendant with Glass Drop by Björn Weckström

Lapponia Pendant with Glass Drop by Björn Weckström

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

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

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 Earrings

Lapponia Earrings

Lapponia Modernist

Lapponia Modernist

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.


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Bent Gabrielsen successfully qualified as a goldsmith in 1949 after serving his apprenticeship with the goldsmith Ejler Fangel in Copenhagen. He soon found work with the Hans Hansen Silversmithy where he eventually was responsible for overseeing the firm's entire production. Gabrielsen and his wife established the Gabrielsen Goldsmithy in 1969. A large part of his production was sold in Japan. One of his designs for Georg Jensen won the Lunning Prize in 1964.

Bent Gabrielsen successfully qualified as a goldsmith in 1949 after serving his apprenticeship with the goldsmith Ejler Fangel in Copenhagen. He soon found work with the Hans Hansen Silversmithy where he eventually was responsible for overseeing the firm's entire production. Gabrielsen and his wife established the Gabrielsen Goldsmithy in 1969. A large part of his production was sold in Japan. One of his designs for Georg Jensen won the Lunning Prize in 1964.

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Tapio Wirkkala (2 June 1915 – 19 May 1985) was a Finnish designer and sculptor, a major figure of post-war design. His work ranges from plastic ketchup bottles and metalware to glass, ceramics and plywood in a range of styles.

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