lördag 10 juli 2010

This is a crown
to be worn
by a queen
of celebration


söndag 23 maj 2010

Swedish repousse

This is a bowl in oxidized silver 925. From the beginning I was intressted in what is shape, what is surface and what is ornamnet. Back then, 1999 it was not quite okey to say yes to oriental ornament in artschool in Sweden. Nowadays it is not an issue. But I allways liked the overdone jewellery. A exhibition of the jewellerymaster Faberge in Nationalmuseum in Stockholm 1998 gave me a promission just go into the ornament world with all my heart. I was so happy. I like to pick out the best from the past and try mix it with present time. I have study granulation and filigri but the methods did not give me the answers I was looking for. I wanted to get deeper and futher into the material. I use the same tools that you need for repousse and chasing. In a way I have pushed the traditional method a bit futher therefore I call it Swedish repousse.