Bjorn Weckström Lapponia 14K Gold Ring Finland 1970

Bjorn Weckström Lapponia 14K Gold Ring Finland 1970

Code: J198


A classic Lapponia 14K gold ring by leading Finnish designer Bjorn Weckström. The ring has a distinctive moulded nugget style and is set with a piece of chalcopyrite (copper ore).

The full set of Finnish hallmarks include Lapponia, 585 (the mark for 14K) and BW for Bjorn Weckström. The year mark is for 1970 and the ring is supplied in its original black suede pouch.

The ring is size O (UK) and is in excellent used condition.  It weighs 7g and could be worn by either women or men.

Bjorn Weckström (1935 -) is a leading Finnish designer world renown for his jewellery designs for Lapponia often inspired by forms in nature. He developed a distinctive sculptural look to to his work which has received international acclaim. He has had over 60 exhibitions of his work worldwide. Examples of his work can be found in museums such as the V&A in London and Museum of Modern Art in Boston.