The timeless beauty and enduring style of this rare and stunning Sterling silver bracelet designed by Astrid Fog c. 1969 for Georg Jensen is remarkable! Beautifully articulated and smoothly working invisible links hold perfectly formed 'bricks' of Sterling, the ensemble of which is joined by a secure clasp with a figure 8 safety clip. To the back of the clasp, this piece is stamp marked with the Georg Jensen oval surrounded by dots, 925 S for sterling, Denmark and the design number 194. The bracelet is in excellent pre-owned condition with no wear, denting or damage of any kind other than some minor and expected light surface scratches. It would benefit from a professional polish.
This bracelet measures 8 3/4 in length when extended x 1 1/2 wide. It weighs a gloriously heavy 110 grams. This treasure is not only a true collector's piece but remains a gorgeous and unique statement piece of jewelry to this day.
Having established herself as a top couture fashion designer, Astrid Fog released her first jewelry collection for Georg Jensen in 1969. Her designs reflected the modernist movement and often presented combinations of various, simple geometric shapes - a style which was completely new at the time. Her jewelry was often quite large and bold and certainly unconventional, but her designs and the superb quality and popularity of her work have stood the test of time and are a testament to her ability and to the fashion of her time.
A clear provenance tells that this particular bracelet was purchased in the early 1970's as it comes from the estate of a renowned member of the fashion world who was one of only a handful of women at the top end of the U.S. fashion industry from the early 1960’s onward. This remarkable woman made history by becoming the first woman vice-president in charge of design and merchandising for all divisions of the country’s largest shoe corporation – US Shoe. This exceptional lady was totally dedicated not only to fashion but equally to cutting edge and classic design. Whilst travelling the world, both for her work and if her collection is anything to go by, also in the constant pursuit of adding special pieces to this significant collection of fashion, jewelry and objets d’art. Many items from her impressive estate will be offered in the shop over the coming months.
This will be shipped tracked and 'signed for' with full insurance. Please do not hesitate to inquire about additional photos or any other queries. Should estimated shipping or insurance charges actually be less than what is charged at time of purchase, a refund will be happily and promptly refunded to the buyers Paypal account.
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