Gold and Tourmaline Ring by B. Weckstrom for Lapponia,1974

Finland (c1970)
A charming and wearable ring by Bjorn Weckstrom ,
purchased by original owner to wear with the “Flowering Wall “
necklace also on this website. 11.5g size 6 3/4 signed c.1970

Bjorn Weckstrom( b1935-) At age 16 Studied at
School where he graduated in 1956. He proceeded to
open his
first workshop in Helsinki and began producing jewelry
inspired by nature and featuring
the use of rough cut gems. His Participation in “The
International Exhibition of Modern Jewellery” , an
formulated by Graham Hughes and the Victoria and
Museum in 1961, catapulted his career . He joined
Pekka Antilla
as a designer in 1963 and eventually in 1974 ,was
made a
partner in what is now called Lapponia. His career
continued to
blossom and in 1965, after winning the Rio competition
with his
design for the” Flowering Wall “necklace he became an
Internationally known jeweler.




Creator: Bjorn Weckstrom for Lapponia
Reference: r1264

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