Six Finnish korut. (Okay the seal pendant is Norwegian and is a stand in for the new Elis Kauppi ring that I just found on Tuesday–pictures to come!) UPDATE: Here’s the new ring!… Continue reading
Charm number two of my planned Monsters of Modernism charm bracelet has arrived. It’s Toronto City Hall by Finnish architect Viljo Revell.
This ring, by Norwegian silversmiths David-Andersen, is a 1960s or 70s copy of an authentic Viking design. Part of the Saga series, the company copied jewels made around 300 A.D. and found in… Continue reading
I found this pretty little tie tack (pictured above) at the Sally Ann in Southampton last September. It is by Norwegian silversmith Hroar Prydz (what a name!). These basse-taille butterflies were insanely popular… Continue reading
What is the opposite of thrift? The amount of money I spent to win this watch in an eBay auction. But I have always wanted something from the iconic design house of Georg… Continue reading
Look at these Mod goodies I got at the Flamboro Antique Show on the weekend. First, the funky copper bracelet pictured above. In the 1950s and 1960s, studio designers and First Nations artisans… Continue reading