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Midweek Modness: Robert Larin Brutalist Necklace

Found this stunning Robert Larin necklace at the Value Village last week. I think this is the most impressive Larin piece that I have found to date. And at $4.99. one of the… Continue reading

Midweek Modness: Brutalist Necklace

Big, bold and brutalist

Midweek Modness: Robert Larin Brooch

Meeting other fans of modernist jewellery!

Midweek Modness: Classic Canadian Necklaces

Vidal, Larin, de Passilee-Sylvestre and Rafael: Monsters of Canadian Modernism.

Midweek Modness: Hopea

My friend Jessica sent me a link to a new, Toronto-based online jewellery shop called Hopea. Founded by Cosima Friesen, the store celebrates Canadian and Scandinavian pieces from the 1960s and 70s. The… Continue reading

Midweek Modness: Larin-esque Unsigned Pewter Necklace

I found this necklace a while back. It is unsigned, but has a very Larin-esque look to it. Here are some of signed Robert Larin pieces I have owned for comparison purposes:

Mid Week Modness: Jean-Claude Darveau Necklace

I’ve written before about the great Canadian Modernist jewellery designers such as Robert Larin, de Passillé-Sylvestre, Guy (or Giles) Vidal and Rafael Alfandary. There’s one designer I haven’t written about before, although his… 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

That’s So Sherman!

I’ve written about influential Canadian Studio jewellers such as Robert Larin and De Passillé-Sylvestre before. But The Great White North was also home to many great costume jewellery designers. Probably the best-known and… Continue reading

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