Scandinavian Jewelry Maker's Marks

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DENMARK

A (Aage) Dragsted

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A (Aage) Dragsted
Denmark
1886-1942

Specialties

  • Manufacturer

Jewelers to

  • Royal Court of Denmark
  • Royal Court of Greece
  • Royal Court of Russia

Founder

  • Arent Nicolaj Dragsted (1821-1896)

Premier Designer

  • Aage Dragsted (1886-1942)

Designers


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Gundorph Albertus

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Gundorph Albertus
Denmark
Copenhagen
1887 - 1970

Specialties

  • Silversmith & Sculptor
  • Graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, 1915.
  • Worked as a silversmith in Munich & Paris

1911

  • Joined the Jensen group from c.1911-c.1940s.
  • Worked to preserve Georg Jensen's ideals, keeping them fresh and updated.


Just Andersen

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Just Andersen
Denmark
b.Greenland, Copenhagen
1884-1943, e.1915

Specialties

1918

  • Just Andersen Pewter opened in Copenhagen.
  • With wife Alba, Silversmith & Chaser.

Designers

  • Just Andersen (1884-1943)
  • Ellen Schlanbusch c. 1950


Mogens Ballin

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Mogens Ballin
Denmark
Copenhagen
1871-1914

Specialties

  • Manufacturer
  • Designer in the Arts & Crafts style.
  • Considered to be a founder of the "new school" of Danish design.

1890s


Thorvald Bindesbøll

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Thorvald Bindesbøll
Denmark
1846-1908

Specialties

  • Danish architect and designer.
  • Jewelry designs produced by A. Michelsen for the 1900 Paris Exhibition.

Influences

  • William Morris.
  • Eastern art.


Palle Bisgaard

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Palle Bisgaard
Denmark

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Specialized in inlay work.


Kaj Sølvsmedie Bojesens

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Kaj Sølvsmedie Bojesens
Denmark
e. 1913

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer

Designers

  • Kaj Bojesen, Designer (1886-1958)
  • Magnus Stephensen, Designer (1903-?)


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Carl M. Cohr

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Carl M. Cohr
Denmark
Frederica
e. 1860

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer
  • Founded by Ditlev Cohr passed to son Carl.
  • Proponent of skønvirke


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Nanna & Jørgen Dietzel

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Nanna & Jørgen Dietzel
Denmark
e. 1921

Specialties

  • Nanna 1923 - 2005 & Jørgen 1921-1961
  • Trained as furniture designers.
  • Nana opened a design firm in 1946.

Nanna Designed for:


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Astrid Fog

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Astrid Fog
1911-1993
Denmark
• Silversmith
• Simple geometric shapes; circles, squares and rectangles with a "modernist" flair.
Designed for
Georg Jensen
• Created her first jewelry collection for Jensen c.1969.
• Designed jewelry, holloware, haute couture and ready-to-wear clothing.
• Used her understanding of clothing and fabric to create her jewelry.


N.E. From

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N.E. From
Denmark
Fyn
(1908-1986)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler
  • Manufacturer with major export business.
  • Fine Quality Mass Produced Jewelry.
  • Sinewy Foliate and Floral Designs by Niels Erik From

c.1960s

  • Bold Styles by other designers



Bent Gabrielsen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Stamped Monogram
Bent Gabrielsen
(1928- )
Denmark
1950-1953
• Trained at the Danish College of Jewelry, Silversmithing and Commercial Design.
1969
• Opened workshop in Kolding.
Designed for
Georg Jensen
Hans Hansen


Grann & Laglye

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Grann & Laglye
(1906-1955)
Johannes Laglye
Johannes Grann
Denmark
• Manufacturer
• Produced designs by Laglye & others.


S. Groth

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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S. Groth
Denmark
1863-1904
• Assay Master


Marius Hammer

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Marius Hammer
(1847-1927)
Bergen, Norway
• Silversmith
• Manufacturer
Enamellist basse-taille and plique-à-jour
Designers
• Marius Hammer (1847-1927)
• Emil Høye (1975-1958)


Hans Hansen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Hans Hansen
(1884-1940)
e.1906
Kolding,
Denmark
• Silversmith
• Manufacturer
Designers
• Hans Hansen (1884-1940)
Karl Gustav Hansen (son), Modernist (1914-?)
Bent Gabrielsen
Bent Knudsen
• Allan Scharff
1920s
• Producing his own line
1932
• Began producing jewelry.
• Designed by Karl Gustav Hansen.
1940
• Hans Hansen Died.
• K.G. Hansen took over the Hans Hansen Silversmithy.
1992
• Joined the Georg Jensen Company.


Karl Gustav Hansen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Karl Gustav Hansen
1914-
Denmark
• Silversmith
• Began his training at 16 with his father.
• Opened a workshop with his father.
Designer for
Hans Hansen
1940
• Took over the Hans Hansen Silversmithy.
2001
• The Karl Gustav Hansen award was created.
• Awarded each year to an outstanding Danish silver designer.


C.F. Heise

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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C.F. Heise
1904-1932
Denmark
1904-1932
• Assay Master 1904-1932


Erik Herløw

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Erik Herløw
(1913-1991)
Denmark
• Professor: Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
• Enamel on Silver
Associated with
Jensen.
A. Michelsen


Bernhard Hertz

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Bernhard Hertz
(1834-1909)
Denmark
• Manufacturer
• Involved in popularizing skønvirke


Peter Hertz

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Peter Hertz
(1811-1885)
e.1834
Kobmagergade, Denmark
• Royal Court Jeweler.
• Still in business under the name P.Hertz and remains a family business.


Frantz Hingelberg

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Frantz Hingelberg
e.1897
Arhus
Denmark
• Silversmith
• Manufacturer
• Floral and foliate designs with naturalistic styling.
Designer
• Svend Weihrauch (1899-?)


Georg Jensen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Georg Jensen
(1866-1935)
e.1904
Denmark
• Silversmith
• Manufacturer
• Jeweler
• Georg studied sculpture - Copenhagen Royal Academy.
c.1890s
• Worked with Mogens Ballin.
1904
• Established his own shop
Designers
Gundorph Albertus (1887-1970)
Sigvard Bernadotte (1907-2002)
Nanna Dietzel
• Georg Jensen (1866-1935)
Astrid Fog (1911-1993)
Bent Gabrielsen (1928-)
Jørgen Jensen
Søren Georg Jensen
Henning Koppel (1818-1881)
Evald Johannes Nielsen (1879-1958)
Harald Nielsen (1892-1977)
Johan Rohde (1865-1935)
• Magnus Stephensen (1903-?)


Jørgen Jensen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Jørgen Jensen
(1895-1966)
e.1931
Denmark
• Son of Georg Jensen.
• Manufacturer
• Had his own workshopin Stockholm c.1923.
c. 1930s - 1962
• Designer for Georg Jensen.


Søren Georg Jensen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Søren Georg Jensen
1917-1982
Denmark
• Son of Georg Jensen.
• Silversmith & Sculptor
• Manufacturer
Designer, Head of the Design Department 1962 - 1974
Georg Jensen



Anni & Bent Knudsen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Anni & Bent Knudsen
1927 & 1924-1997
Denmark
• Silversmiths
Designer for
Hans Hansen c.1946.
1956
• Started their own silversmithy.


Henning Koppel

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Henning Koppel
(1917-1982)
Denmark
• Silversmith
• Abstract & sculptural designs.
• Studied sculpture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Paris.
• Studied under Harald Nielsen.
1946
• Innovative Designer for Georg Jensen.
• Created a vast array of jewelry, tableware and watches for Jensen.


Holger Kyster

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Holger Kyster
(1872-1944)
e.1900
Kolding, Denmark
• Manufacturer
Producer for
Thorvald Bindesboll
• Svend Hammershoi

Erik Magnussen

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Erik Magnussen
Denmark
(1884-1961) e.1901

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Two years in Berlin.

1920

  • Immigrated to the U.S.

Designer for

c.1930

  • Workshop in New York.
  • Failed due to the depression.

c. 1933

  • Workshop in Los Angeles.

1939

  • Returned to Denmark
  • Worked in the "Nordic Style".


Arno Malinowski

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Arno Malinowski
Denmark
(1899-1976)

Specialties

  • Studied sculpture & engraving at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art.
  • Spearheaded use of mixed-metals in Danish Jewelry.

1936-1965 Designer for


A. (Anton) Michelsen

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A. (Anton) Michelsen
Denmark
Copenhagen
(1809-1877) e.1841

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer
  • Danish Court Jewelers.
  • Son Carl took over the firm.
  • Specialized in enamel work.

Designers

1855

  • Participated in the World Exhibition, Paris.

1877

  • Upon his death, Anton's son, Carl, took over the firm.


Evald Nielsen

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Evald Nielsen
Denmark
(1879-1958)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Worked in the skønvirke style.
  • Trained as an Engraver & Chaser
  • S.L. Jacobson Represented his work Worldwide

Designer for

1909

  • Apprentice for Jensen.
  • Became Jensen's closest associate.
  • After Jensen's death, Nielsen carried on his work - for more than 50 years.


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Harald Nielsen

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Harald Nielsen
Denmark
(1892-1977)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Introduced a modern style to Danish jewelry.
  • Experimented with mixed-metals.
  • Brother-in-law to Georg Jensen (3rd wife's brother).
  • Silversmith

Designer for

  • Georg Jensen
  • Artistic leader for Jensen following Georg's death.


Jais Nielsen

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Jais Nielsen
Denmark
(1885-1961)

Specialties

  • Used porcelain in his designs.
  • His designs were executed by A. Dragsted


Johan Rohde

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Johan Rohde
Denmark
(1856-1935)

Specialties

  • Trained as a painter.
  • Worked primarily in gold.
  • Helped develop a skønvirke school.

c.1906 Designer for


Jens Sigsgaard

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Jens Sigsgaard
Denmark
1933-1960

Specialties

  • Assay Master



Harald Slott-Moller

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Harald Slott-Moller
1864-1937
Denmark
• Jeweler
• Specialized in Enamel.
Designer for
Georg Jensen
Michelsen


Karen Strand

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Karen Strand
Denmark
1824

Specialties

Designer for


Poul Warmind

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Poul Warmind
Denmark
(1884-1930)

Specialties

Designed for


FINLAND

Kaija Aarikka

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Kaija Aarikka
Finland
1929-

Specialties

  • Manufacturer
  • Trained in fashion and textiles.

1950

  • Began to make jewelry.
  • Specialized in wood & metal designs.


Auran Kultaseppä Oy

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Auran Kultaseppä Oy
Finland

Specialties

  • Second oldest silver factory in Finland.
  • Jewelry & silver manufacturers.

1972-1975



Bertel Gardberg

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Bertel Gardberg (GJ)
1916-
Finland
• Trained at A. Michelsen in Demark.
• Proficient in modern and abstract design.
Designer for
Georg Jensen


Erik Granit

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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E. (Erik) Granit
1930-1988
Finland
• Manufacturer
• Specialized in abstract modern designs and large rings.


Paula Tuulikki Häiväoja

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Paula Häiväoja
(1929-)
Finland
1956-1963
Designer for
Kaunis Koru
• She worked in silver, gold and local gem material.
1963-1967
Designer for
Kalevala Koru
• Kinetic & sculptural silver and Gold jewelry.
1967
• She set up her own studio.
• Silver jewelry that changes with movement.


Mauno Honkanen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Mauno Honkanen
1931-
Finland
Designer for
Tillander


Saara Hopea-Untracht

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Saara Hopea-Untracht
1925-1984
Finland
• Family jewelers (Ossian Hopea) for generations.
• Married to Oppi Untracht - expert in the technical aspects of jewelry.
1940s
• Saara designed furniture.
1950s
• Produced art glass.
• Experimented with large geometric jewelry produced by the family business.
1960s-1970s
• Worked in textile design.


Kalevala Koru

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Kalevala Koru
Finland
• Began as manufacturer of ancient "retrospective" jewelry copying the finds from archaeological digs.
• Manufacture (and some design) of modern Finnish silver jewelry.
Designers
Paula Tuulikki Häiväoja
Eero Rislakki
Börje Rajalin
• Kristi Ilvessalo


Kaunis Koru

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Kaunis Koru
e.1954
Finland
• Manufacturer
• Geometric modern jewelry.
• Bought out by Kalevala and their designs became Kalevala's modern jewelry line.
Designers
Häiväoja, Paula Tuulikki Jewelry Maker's Mark
Weckström, Björn Jewelry Maker's Mark
• Kaj Blomqvist
Salakari, Jan Jewelry Maker's Mark


Kultateollisuus Ky

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Kultateollisuus Ky
Finland
• Manufacturer of jewelry and decorative objects.


Kupittaan Kulta Oy

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Ellis Kauppi
(1921-2004)
e.1945
Turku, Finland
Founder
• Ellis Kauppi
&bulll; Trained as a silversmith and engraver.
• Modernist Jewelry Workshop - became a major manufacturer of silver jewelry.
• Famous for using local stones such as granite and spectrolite and kinetic designs.
• Brought the world's attention to Finnish Jewelry.
• Emphasis on craftsmanship and design integrity.

Lapponia

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Pekka Valdemar Anttila (1931- )
Lapponia
e.c.1963
Helsinki, Finland
• Manufacturer
Founders
• Pekka Vlademar Anttila
• Worked at Westerback Oy learning business and production.
Björn Weckström
c.1961
• Weckström begins to make jewelry using gold nuggets.
• Dubs it "Lapland Jewerly."
1963
• Antilla employs Weckström as a designer.
• Company named Kruunukoru Oy.
1969
• Comany named Kruunukoru Oy/Lapponia Jewelry Oy
1974
• Company becomes "Lapponia"


Pekka Piekäisen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Pekka Piekäisen
(1945- )
Finland
• Known for watch designs, especially bracelet watches.
Designer for
Auran Kultaseppä



Börje Rajalin

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Börje Rajalin
(1933- )
Finland
• Leader in modern Finnish design.
Designer for
Kalevala Koru


Eero Rislakki

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Eero Rislakki
(1924- )
Finland
• Studied to be an artist.
Designer for
Kalevala Koru c. 1951
Westerback Oy c. late 1950s.


Jan Salakari

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Jan Salakari
1932-
Finland
Designer for
Kaunis Koru


Mirjam Salminen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Mirjam Salminen
(1918- )
Finland
Designer for
Kaunis Koru


Pentti Sarpaneva

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Pentti Sarpaneva
Finland
1925-1978

Specialties

Designer for


Suomen Kultasepät Oy

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Suomen Kultasepät Oy
Finland

Specialties




Seppo Tamminen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Seppo Tamminen
Finland
Designer for
Turun Hopea Oy


Tillander

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Tillander
Finland
St. Petersburg - Helsinki c.1918
e.1860

Specialties

1900

  • Firm was taken over by the founder's son.
  • Exported demantoid.
  • Simple, original, high quality jewelry.
  • Surviving son moved the business to Finland after the Russian Revolution.

1923-1957

  • Chief Designer was Oskar Pihliin (son of Fabergé's Master)
  • Tillader remains a family run jewelry business.

Designers


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Turun Hopea Oy

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Turun Hopea Oy
Finland
Turku

Specialties

  • Silver Jewelry Manufacturer.



Sakari Vapaavuori

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Sakari Vapaavuori
Finland


Björn Weckström

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Björn Weckström
Finland
(1935- )

Specialties

  • Graduated from the Goldsmith's School in 1956.
  • Opened a workshop in Helsinki.

1961

  • Used natural gold nuggets found in Lapland as his inspiration for his "outer space" landscape themed jewelry.
  • Known as "Lapland Jewelry."

1963

  • Worked with Pekka Valdemar Anttila to export "Lapland Jewelry."
  • Evantually this became Lapponia (c.1974)

Designer for


Westerback Oy

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Westerback Oy
Finland

Specialties

  • Manufacturer


Tapio Wirkkala

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Tapio Wirkkala
Finland
(1915-1985

Specialties

  • Worked in Glass, Porcelain and Silver.

Designer for


NORWAY

Erling Christoffersen

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Erling Christoffersen
Norway
Fredrikstad
e. 1932

Specialties

  • Leader of the PLUS Applied Arts Center of Fredrikstad, Norway.
  • Married to Anna Greta Eker


David Andersen

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David Andersen
Norway
e.1878

Specialties

  • Enameled Silver Jewelry
  • Much of their jewelry was exported around the world.

Founder

  • David Anderson
  • Arthur Anderson took over the company and added the hypen.

Late 19th century

  • Experimented with Enamel on silver.

1952

  • Ivar David Anderson Took over as head of the company.

Desigers


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Uni David-Andersen

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Uni David-Andersen
Norway

Specialties




Anna Greta Eker

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Signature or Initials
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Anna Greta Eker
(1928- )
Norway
• Designed for PLUS - Applied Arts Center of Fredrikstad, Norway (c.958-1970s)
• Modernist designs often hammered.


Marius Hammer

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Marius Hammer
(1847-1927)
Bergen, Norway
• Silversmith
• Manufacturer
Enamellist basse-taille and plique-à-jour
Designers
• Marius Hammer (1847-1927)
• Emil Høye (1975-1958)


Aksel Holmsen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Aksel Holmsen
Norway
• Well crafted jewelry with enamel.
• Manufacturer

J. Tostrup

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J. Tostrup
Norway
Oslo
e.1831

Specialties

Founder: Jacob Tostrup

  • Decorative Arts & Enamel Jewelry
  • Produced traditional Norwegian folk filigree silver jewelry.
  • Oluf Tostrup developed Champlevé and Plique-à-Jour enamel for the firm.
  • Torolf Prytz, architect was the production manager & designer of award winning boxes and cups.

1918

  • Jacob Prytz (son of Torolf Prytz & Hilda Tostrup) took over the firm.

Post WWII


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Juhls, Frank & Regine

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Frank & Regine Juhls
Kautokeino, Norway
• Traditional folk silver jewelry and modern silver jewelry.
• Regine creates modern designs.


Grete Prytz Kittelsen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Grete Prytz Kittelsen (Korsmo)
(1917 -2010)
Oslo, Norway
• Goldsmith & Enamelist
• Designed, jewelry & one-of-a-kind silver items.
1941
• Goldsmithing Diploma
Designed for
J. Tostrup in the 1940s-50s (her family's firm)


Thorbjørn Lie-Jørgensen

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Thorbjørn Lie-Jørgensen
(1900 -1961)
Oslo, Norway
• Jeweler & watercolorist.
Designer for
David-Andersen


Bjørn Sigurd Østern

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Bjørn Sigurd Østern
Norway

Specialties

  • Jeweler

Designer for


Harry Sørby

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Harry Sørby
Norway
(1905-1988)

Specialties

Designer for


Tone Vigeland

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Tone Vigeland
Norway
(1938- )

Specialties

  • Functional, sculptural jewelry.
  • Known for combining unusual materials.
  • Nails
  • Forged Iron
  • Steel
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Innovative designs.
  • Chain-nail large necklaces
  • Use of metal shapes, balls and tubes


SWEDEN

Olov Barve

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Olov Barve
(1930 - )
Stockholm, Sweden
• Had jewelry workshop with Inge-Britt Dahlquist


Sigvard Bernadotte

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Sigvard Bernadotte
Sweden
1907-2002

Specialties

  • Son of the King of Sweden & brother of the queen mother of Denmark.

Designer for

  • Georg Jensen
  • First non-Danish designer for Jensen.
  • Known for clean lines of form.


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Inga-Britt Dahlquist

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Inga-Britt Dahlquist (Ibe)
(1924 -1996)
Stockholm, Sweden
• Had a jewelry workshop in Stockholm with Olov Barve.
Designer for
Georg Jensen.


Sven Arne Gillgren

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Sven Arne Gillgren
Sweden


Anders Högberg

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Anders Högberg
(1921 -1996)
Göteborg, Sweden
• Jeweler, worked with his brother Sven Erik.
• National College of Art 1947-1948.
• Studied in Paris 1951-1952.


Sven Erik Högberg

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Sven Erik Högberg
(1924 -1997)
e.1951
Götberg, Sweden
• Manufacturer & Designer
1951
• S. Högberg mark first registered.
1957
&bull Sven formed a partnership with his brother, Anders.
1963-73
• "SEH" mark registered to Sven Erik Högberg.
1973
• "SEH" mark registered to Margareta Högberg.

Wiwen Nilsson

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Wiwen Nilsson
Sweden
Lund
(1897-1974)

Specialties

  • A "Functionalist" Jeweler.
  • Studied in Hanau, Copenhagen & Paris.
  • Briefly did some work for Georg Jensen.

1927

  • Opened a workshop in Lund.

1950s

  • Changed his style to naturalism with a Japanese influence.


Sigurd Persson

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Sigurd Persson
Sweden
Stockholm
(1914 -2003) e.1943

Specialties

  • Industrial Designer and Artisan Jeweler.
  • Silversmith father began his handicraft education.
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Munich.
  • Swedish State School of Arts, Crafts and Design.


Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe

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Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe
Sweden
(1927-2004)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • inspired by the art of primitive cultures.

1945

  • Studied at Konstfack, the School of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm.

c.1952

  • Began exhibiting jewelry.

1951-1956

  • Studio in Stockholm.

1956-1968

  • Studios in Paris and Biot France.
  • Designed jewelry for Billie Holiday.

1968-1978

  • in Germany.

1979

  • Studio in Indonesia.

Designer for

1992

  • King Carl XVI Gustav, Sweden awarded her the Prince Eugen medal for outstanding artistic achievement.


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