TITLE

WECKSTRÖM ON WECKSTRÖM

AUTHOR(S)
Blauer, Ettagale
PUB. DATE
October 1984
SOURCE
Metalsmith;Fall1984, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Finnish designer Björn Weckström and his views on the state ansd emerging trends in jewelry industry. It relates that Weckström considers the role of jewelry in the contemporary scene as a kind of social signal, a pre-verbal communication and a kind of clothe that reveals education level and social attitudes. It adds that Weckström also sees jewelry as a miniature version of sculpture and that the choices on jewelry reflect lifestyle changes.
ACCESSION #
33290775

 

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