Dating hans hansen jewelry
At the end of the 1920s, Just Andersen started to move from individual ‘unica' pieces to a more streamlined production method, collaborating with a Swedish goldsmith and introducing pieces inspired by the simple forms of Nordic pre-historic jewellery.(Source: Jacob Thage, Danish Jewellery, 1990) Just Andersen died in 1943, but his workshop continued under the management of his widow and Ellen Schlanbusch (1902-2005) who worked for the company for a total of 50 years, and who became artistic director.Scandinavian Modernist vintage silver & bronze jewelry by renowned designers from Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden - some of the best of Nordic design.We have more inventory available, so please feel free to contact us if you're looking for a particular piece. Hans Hansen (1884-1940),was the founder of the Hans Hansen firm which became known for superb Scandinavian modernist jewellery design.He was born in 1884, and started his workshop in 1906 on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark. From in the 1990s, and with it one of their young designers, Lasse Lærke, who became chief designer for Aagaard.The company also developed the 'Lovelinks' brand of beaded jewellery, sold worldwide Danish mid-twentieth century silversmiths, based in Randers, a market town in Jutland, Denmark. Aarre & Krogh became known for their highly distinctive style of jewellery, the most popular of which featured stylised foliage and flowers, often leaves with catkins.
Artists like Georg Jensen gained prominence during the Art Nouveau movement.
His work is represented in the major museums in New York and Europe.
The Hans Hansen firm was taked over in 1991 by Royal Copenhagen who also acquired Georg Jensen.
The Bjerring Brothers ran their workshop in Copenhagen from 1962 to 1988.
Their production was characterised by an attention to detail, affordability without compromising quality, and a wide variety of innovative modernist designs.The craftsmanship and quality of the A & K jewellery is second to none, and their work continues to be popular today amongst collectors of fine silver jewellery.