Theresia Hvorslev silver pendant and chain, Sweden 1972

Theresia Hvorslev silver pendant and chain, Sweden 1972

Code: J501


W: 5.3cm (2.1")H: 7cm (2.8")L: 69.5cm (27.4")


This large, stylish pendant by Theresia Hvorslev for Alton, Sweden, has a abstract flower design. It is on a 69.5 cm bar-link chain. The pendant measures 5.3 cm, excluding the bale which forms part of the design.

It is in excellent vintage condition. The back has the makers mark of Theresia in script and Swedish silver hallmarks for 1972.

Theresia Hvorslev (1935 — ) studied at the National College of Art HKS in Stockholm, then worked as an apprentice at Georg Jensen in Copenhagen and Bernadotte and Bjőrn architect design studio. She won several awards including the Diamonds International Awards three times, and is now recognized as one of the most influential contemporary Swedish jewellers. Her work is represented in the collections of several museums in Scandinavia and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York.

Theresia Hvorslev continues to work as a designer and consultant to the company which is now managed by her daughter.