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Jytte Kløve

  • Jewellery maker
  • Lyngby, Denmark
  • Master Artisan
Jytte Kløve Jewellery maker
Danish, English
By appointment only
+45 24855585
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Jewellery is a feeling

  • • Jytte opened her studio in 1975
  • • She has participated in more than 70 exhibitions worldwide
  • • Every year she publishes a Winter Letter portraying her inspiration and new pieces

Jytte Kløve is one of Denmark’s leading jewellery artists with a long and outstanding career. Her idiom is predominantly sculptural but always functional, taking inspiration from nature as she walks along the river through the wood daily to and from work. Political events and architecture also influence her work; for instance, you can see the Opera House in Sydney by Danish architect Jørn Utzon in her Boat Bracelet. Her studio lies in Lyngby's charming city, half an hour outside Copenhagen. A city for which she designed the Crown Christmas ornaments 26 years ago. Each year in December, the crowns still decorate the streets of Lyngby. Jytte has received numerous awards and accolades throughout her career, and she is represented at Designmuseum Denmark, The Museum of Koldinghus, The Danish Art Foundation and in private collections.

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Ring with Friends

Function and sculpture are two sides of the same coin in Jytte Kløve's jewellery art. The two rings can be worn together but also apart and in many other constellations. Ring with Friends won the first prize in a Scandinavian Jewellery Competition in 2014.

Length 1.2 cm
Width 2 cm
Height 2.7 cm

Photo: @Dorte Krogh
Black Dancer

Black Dancer is from the series of Amphora jewellery inspired by the shape of the Greek amphora vases. The silhouette also resembles a dancer. Black Dancer is either a ring or a pendant with a little gold teaser ring that makes a sound when moving.

Length 5.2 cm
Width 1.1 cm
Height 4 cm

Photo: @Statens Kunstfond
Boat Bracelet

This Boat Bracelet comprises a chain of seven boats you fold together when sliding on. The boats will constantly move when wearing the bracelet. The inspiration comes from the Opera House in Sydney by Danish architect Jørn Utzon.

Length 8 cm
Width 6.8 cm
Height 4 cm

Photo: @Ehrhorn - Hummserston
Stop Ring

This striking rings consists of black matt silver, a Tahiti pearl and spirit sun cut rose quartz by Atelier Munsteiner in Germany.

Length 2.7 cm
Width 1.5 cm
Height 3.8 cm

Photo: @Dorte Krogh

The letters in the green brooch are mirrored, and when wearing it, you must go to the mirror to see that it says 'TAK' – meaning THANK YOU in Danish. The brooch was a sign of gratitude for the generous honorary grant from the National Bank of Denmark.

Length 4.7 cm
Width 0.8 cm
Height 2.1 cm

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