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Liv Blåvarp: Into the woods

Liv Blåvarp (b. 1956) has focused on wood as the material for her jewellery throughout her artistic career. She is especially known for her large sculptural necklaces. Over the last few years, she has...
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Liv Blåvarp (b. 1956) has focused on wood as the material for her jewellery throughout her artistic career. She is especially known for her large sculptural necklaces. Over the last few years, she has made several commissioned works for public spaces. It is the tactile quality of wood that Blåvarp finds appealing. The low monetary value of the material gives her room for imperfection and experimentation. In her work, she combines Norwegian and exotic wood with other materials like whale tooth.

Bracelet, stained maple, grenadil, whale tooth, 2011
Bracelet, stained maple, grenadil, whale tooth, 2011 Stained maple, grenadil, whale tooth, 2011
Necklace in amaranth, peroba rosa and painted maple, 2013
Necklace in amaranth, peroba rosa and painted maple, 2013
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