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1971 Theresia Hvorslev for Alton 18 Karat Gold Swedish Modernist Pendant

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An 18 karat gold pendant designed by goldsmith Theresia Hvorslev of Stockholm, Sweden. Pendant measures 1.5" long by 1" wide. Signed Theresia, Alton, V9 (1971) with Swedish Hallmarks. 5.9 grams. Taken from the artists Bio: Theresia Hvorslev began experimenting with jewelry as a 13 year old. It then took off when she graduated High School and read an article about how to make jewelry out of ebony and silver. She started a small workshop in the family's carpenter shop and managed to sell her products to several stores, including Paul U. Bergström’s fashion department store PUB in central Stockholm. Theresia Hvorslev attended several international competition with her designs. She was awarded several times and she won the jewelry world’s Oscars, Diamonds International Awards, three times. She is thus, the only one in Scandinavia who has won the award three times. She then worked as a jewelry designer for companies Alton and Mema. Throughout twenty exhibitions and hundreds of collections on museums and galleries all over the world, Theresia Hvorslev has cemented her position as a respected name in the goldsmith art. Her work is currently represented in many museums worldwide, including the Cooper Hewitt Museum New York. ”At the age of 16, I decided that I would create something that could leave traces for posterity” –Theresia Hvorslev

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  • Creator
    Theresia Horvselv
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  • Place of Origin
    Sweden
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    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU2808291141
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