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©Katarina Henriksson
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Katarina Henriksson

Katarina Henriksson Jewellery maker
Contact
Swedish, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+46 (0)703779448
©Katarina Henriksson

A silver lining

  • • Katarina wants to explore how we value different species
  • • She seeks inspiration in flowers and weeds
  • • Her workshop is on the island Tjörn

Jewellery designer and silversmith Katarina Henriksson developed an interest in metal forging as a child, when she watched her father work with iron and copper at the lamp factory where he was a mechanic. Her first artistic interest, however, was painting. After graduating from the Academy of Art and Design in Gothenburg, where she explored various art forms including forging, painting and drawing, silversmithing became her passion and livelihood. Her studio is located in the coastal community Skärhamn, on the island Tjörn on the Swedish west coast. Although she seeks inspiration in nature, Katarina's work is not necessarily tied to the geographic location.

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Works

  • ©Katarina Henriksson
  • ©Katarina Henriksson
  • ©Katarina Henriksson
  • ©Katarina Henriksson
Photo: ©Katarina Henriksson
Ragweed wreath

This brooch consists of three ragweed leaves, a brooch in a series where similar shapes of leaves are combined in a circle. The leaves used as models are pressed and later transferred to a silver sheet, pierced, soldered and patinated.

Height 1 cm
Diameter 8.5 cm

Photo: ©Katarina Henriksson
Clematis Terniflora

This large statement brooch, made of sterling silver, is inspired by the form of the Clematis Terniflora. Each flower is made of oval shapes that was pierced out of silver sheet and the surface structure is created with a rolling mill. Some of the flowers have a small silver ball soldered to their centre. The brooch combines geometrical forms with an organic expression.

Length 15 cm
Width 8.5 cm
Height 3.5 cm

Photo: ©Katarina Henriksson
Black flowers

These lightweight flower earrings combine three shades of black. The ring is made of titanium, the flower of oxidized silver and a hematite bead.

Height 4.3 cm
Width 2.4 cm

Photo: ©Katarina Henriksson
Herb Robert

Each ring, shaped as a Herb Robert leaf, is fabricated from one piece of silver sheet. The surface pattern is made with a rolling mill.

Length 6.5 cm
Width 3.7 cm
Height 2 cm

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