weckstrom

BJÖRN WECKSTRÖM, Creature no. 5 necklace, 1974. Mould-cast precious metal (silver) and acrylic. Produced by Lapponia, Finland. Finnish Björn Weckström (b.1935) is a pioneer of modern jewellery design, being one of the first designers creating sculpture like jewellery and mixing materials as gold, silver and bronze with acrylic. His most famous design is the Planetoid Valleys neclace (1969), featured in Star Wars 1977. / Phillips