Bronze cufflinks by Pentti Sarpaneva, Finland c 1970s

Bronze cufflinks by Pentti Sarpaneva, Finland c 1970s

Code: J384

Dimensions:

L: 2.8cm (1.1")

£75.00 plus postage Approx $103.16, €87.82, ¥10714
 

These cufflinks by Finnish designer Pentti Sarpaneva have an abstract, nature-inspired design in beautifully patinated bronze. They are in excellent vintage condition and stamped with the designer's name, P Sarpeneva.

Pentti Akseli Sarpaneva (1925-78) was a Finnish designer who specialised in affordable jewellery and other small items. His jewellery was originally made from enamel and recycled materials, moving on to cast items of bronze, silver and gold.  

He began his design career in the early 1960s and the mid-1960s he began collaborating with Kalevala Jewellery. In 1967 he became Artistic Designer at Turun Hopea Oy, where he worked as an Artistic Director.