I've included images from all angles to capture the superb shapes. Full hallmarking as follows: 925 & scales - Finland National Mark; crown within a heart - Helsinki city mark; W - makers mark; 925; Z8 - year 2001 and Lapponia. On the reverse, it secures with a trombone push safety clasp. Dimensions are: 1 3/4 inches tall and 1 1/2 inches wide.
Weight is a substantial 27 grams. This is a spectacular brooch from one of the most important jewelry designers working today and is a superb example of modernist Scandinavian design. Like so much of the best modernist jewelry design it has a unisex appeal to it.
They are beautiful heirloom quality collectibles and versatile accessories for any jewelry wardrobe. Condition: Used in very good vintage condition, ready to wear.
We have left the patina intact but the brooch can certainly be polished if desired. This piece is in the category of the great Scandinavian designers including Bjorn Weckstrom, Tone Vigeland, Anna Greta Eker, and Erling Christoffersen. The overall effect of the necklace is just dynamic, dramatic and wonderful! The piece comes from a very fine collection of period Scandinavian jewelry.
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