Björn Weckström (b. 1935) is a recognized jewelry artist and sculptor. He was the forerunner in designing sculpture-like jewelry for Lapponia Jewelry, drawing his inspiration from the shape and matte surface of gold nuggets from Finnish Lapland. Designing silver pieces, his aim was to use silver to portray the snowy, Finnish winter landscape with its frozen lake surfaces. This how the unique surfaces of Lapponia pieces and the creation of distinctive Lapponia design language were born.

A renowned jewelry artist and sculptor, Björn Weckström joined Lapponia founder Pekka Anttila and from the beginning developed Lapponia’s unique sculpture-like designs. When working in silver, Weckström’s aim is to portray the snowy, Finnish winter lan

Designer Pekka Hirvonen has been designing jewelry for Lapponia since 2002. His design language strives for simplicity. Curves and lines create a harmonious entity, but maintaining its sensitivity is very challenging for the production. The forms can be described as graceful and aerodynamic. The same kind of forms can be found in nature and therefore they appeal to the human eye. In addition to aesthetics and excellent goldsmith skills, Hirvonen also emphasises the practicality of jewelry.

Designer Pekka Hirvonen’s designs are characterized by simplicity, gracefulness and wearability. It is very important to Hirvonen that each piece of jewelry has a story to tell, especially when passed from generation to generation.

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