Theresia Hvorslev sterling silver collier for MEMA Sweden 1979

Theresia Hvorslev sterling silver collier for MEMA Sweden 1979

Code: J442


W: 3cm (1.2")H: 2.4cm (0.9")Di: 12.5cm (4.9")

£550.00 plus postage Approx $694.44, €641.03, ¥110000

Theresia Hvorslev sterling silver collier for Swedish silversmith company Mema. The necklace comprises four linked curved sections and a floral design pendant. All have the irregular, soft textured finish that is used in may of Hvorslev's designs.

This collier will fit a more slender neck.  It is in excellent vintage condition.

The back is stamped MEMA L 925 E10 Theresia Sweden and has the Swedish control marks. L is the town mark for Linköping and E10 is for 1979.

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.