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Ebbe Weiss-Weingart : 70 Years of Jewellery, Hardback Book

Ebbe Weiss-Weingart : 70 Years of Jewellery Hardback

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Ebbe Weiss-Weingart (b. 1923) is one of the pioneers of international studio jewellery.

For over seventy years she has enriched the contemporary jewellery scene with her diverse works.

Her inception in the 1950s and 1960s with structured surfaces and galvanised sculptured pieces will never be forgotten.

Alongside figurative motifs - in particular, her portrayals of humans and animals - she also created pieces with an ironic and quirky touch. In her last phase of creativity, which began in the 1990s, she had a penchant for working with jewellery made from Chinese jade reliefs.

Around 200 illustrations of these jewellery objects documents her award-winning work, and along with previously unpublished photographic material, expands on her hitherto unknown accomplishments. Includes, in full, her speech on the occasion of receiving the Gesellschaft fur Goldschmiedekunst's Ring of Honour, which gives an insight into Ebbe Weiss-Weingart's philosophy and working processes.

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