SOLD: Space cuff by Björn Weckström for Lapponia, circa 1970
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Meet The Man from Mercury, a rare and striking silver cuff designed in 1970 by the Finnish sculptor Björn Weckström for Lapponia.
It’s from a range of important jewels he began in the late 60s named Space Silver – the best-known being the Planetoid Valleys necklace of 1969 that Carrie Fisher wore as Princess Leia in the final scene of 1977’s Star Wars.
As well as drawing inspiration from the excitement of space exploration and the first moon landings, the collection conveys Lapland’s challenging winter landscapes – slabs of shining white snow pushed around by the wind to form sculptural shapes that threaten to overpower the tiny human figures traversing them.
This “Mercurius” man has already travelled around the world. Will he make his way to you?
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• Handmade in sterling silver
• Will fit a wrist of 7 inches (18cm), cuff is 4cm (just over 1 1/2 inches) wide
• Weight is 74.3 grams
• In excellent vintage condition – there’s a slight flaw in the original casting that’s not noticeable when worn
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box
Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description.
I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.
I accept returns within 14 days if you’re not delighted with your purchase. lol
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