Pin/​Pendant

  • Olaf Skoogfors, Pin/Pendant, ca. 1969, gold plated sterling silver, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Leona S. and Paul D. Rosenstock, 1996.103, © 1978, Judy Skoogfors

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

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 19301975

Title
Pin/​Pendant
Artist
Date
ca. 1969
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
381 12 in. (1.03.8 cm.) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Leona S. and Paul D. Rosenstock

Mediums
Mediums Description
gold plated sterling silver
Classifications
Object Number
1996.103
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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