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
Meeting other fans of modernist jewellery!
Vidal, Larin, de Passilee-Sylvestre and Rafael: Monsters of Canadian Modernism.
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
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:
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
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
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