MODERNIST SAMPLER

MODERNIST SAMPLER

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Brutalist Vibes for every occasion!  Our Modernist Sampler includes pieces from some of the most prolific and well known Modernist Jewelry Designers of the 60's and 70's.

Pentti Sarpaneva Modernist Owl Pendant:
c. 1970's
Dynamic and sculptural abstract 'Owl' Pendant by Pentti Sarpaneva.  Sarpaneva was a well known Finnish designer, producing modernist and brutalist pieces  for the Finnish firms Turun Hopea and Kalevala Koru during the 1960's and 70's
  • Pendant Hangs 4" Long and 2.5" Wide
  • Approximately 30" Long 
  • Bronze 
Silvana Brass Banks Cuff:
c. 1970s
Another unique creation from Silvana, the avant-garde Brutalist désigner known for her dramatic accessories.  Probably a one off and one of a kind, with thin hand hammered metals snake around this pierced textured cuff.
  • Adjustable to Fit Most Wrists
  • Brass
  • Signed 'SILVANA Made in Italy'
Kenneth Lane Pave Pod Bracelet:
c. 1960s
Rare signed bracelet by renowned designer to the stars, Kenneth Jay Lane.  Creating works beloved by Jaqueline Kennedy and Wallis Simpson to name a few, the NY Times reported in the mid 1960's that  "most important men in a fashionable woman's life were her hairdresser, her make-up artist and Kenneth Jay Lane."  Nine organic pod shaped castings each contain a cluster of set crystal stones and are linked together by a chain on the underside. 
  • Approximately 7.5" in Length
  • Spring Ring Closure
  • Gold Plated Metal
  • Glass stones
  • Some Wear to Plating Consistent with Age
 

RESPONSIBLY HANDCRAFTED IN NYC

Established over a century ago, CASTLECLIFF Jewelry continues to be designed and manufactured exclusively in NYC.

All of our pieces are cast of certified 100% recycled brass via the ancient art of lost wax casting by artisans paid living wages and combined with upcycled & vintage materials.

We avoid the environmentally toxic process of plating, allowing our pieces to be repaired and recycled.