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Pin/Pendant

ca. 1969 Olaf Skoogfors Born: Bredsjo, Sweden 1930 Died: Mount Airy, Pennsylvania 1975 gold plated sterling silver 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. (1.0 x 3.8 cm.) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Leona S. and Paul D. Rosenstock © 1978, Judy Skoogfors 1996.103 Not currently on view


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“I believe jewelry must be wearable, but have a strong, forceful image as well. It should not just be casual decoration, but a reflection of the creator and the wearer.” Artist quoted in Olaf Skoogfors: 20th Century Goldsmith 1930-1975

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Pin/Pendant is an abstract composition typical of Olaf Skoogfors’s later work, in which he explored irregular surfaces and organic forms.

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decorative arts - jewelry

Crafts - Metal

metal - gold

metal - silver

About Olaf Skoogfors

Born: Bredsjo, Sweden 1930 Died: Mount Airy, Pennsylvania 1975

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