Eva Gyldén, Cameo 1929. Photo Rauno Träskelin.
Björn Weckström/Lapponia Jewelry, Planetaariset laaksot 1969. Photo Winfrid Zakowski.
Finnish Jewelry 1600-2009
October 16, 2009-Jan. 24, 2010
This exhibition will be the first comprehensive presentation of Finnish jewellery from antiques to contemporary conceptual art jewellery. It will follow changes in the meanings and design of jewellery over the decades. Exhibits will include masterpieces made by jewellers of the Fabergé era in St. Petersburg, elegant cameo pieces by Eva Gyldén from the 1920s, uncluttered jewellery design from the 1950s by Elis Kauppi, Bertel Gardberg, Börje Rajalin and Paula Häiväoja, Björn Weckström’s forceful Lapponia jewellery of the 1960s, and the most interesting achievements of the jewellery industry and designers from recent decades.
For more information please visit: The Design Museum of Finland