Category Archive: Bljøg

Sixth Day of Christmas

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

Midweek Modness: Monsters of Modernism Charm Bracelet

Charm number two of my planned Monsters of Modernism charm bracelet has arrived. It’s Toronto City Hall by Finnish architect Viljo Revell.

Midweek Modness: David-Andersen Norway Saga Viking Ring

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

Collections Week: Buch + Deichmann

In the eighties, I had a truckload of Buch + Deichmann barrettes. Not only do they look cool, but they are the only barrettes that would hold my locks in place. But hair… Continue reading

Midweek Modness: Finnish Brass Ring

This ring pretty much encapsulates mid-century Finnish jewellery design. It has one foot in Bronze Age Viking brutalism plus a hippy dippy free form feeling. I don’t know who designed it — it’s… Continue reading

Midweek Modness: Hroar Prydz Norway Butterfly Tie Tack and Brooch

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

Midweek Modness: A. Lautz Norway Seal Pendant

Look at this adorable 830 silver seal pendant. I feel a special bond with seals — perhaps because grandmother’s family is much linked to the sealing industry. In fact, when she was a… Continue reading

Modnesday: Orange Pop

I may not have been posting about Spring Summer 2011 New York Fashion Week Shows, but I have been following it. And inspired by the orange at Marc Jacobs, I thought I’d share… Continue reading

Classics of Design: Georg Jensen Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe Bangle Watch

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

Mid Century Modnesday: Copper Bracelet, Robert Larin Brooch and B+D Bangle

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

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