Monday, April 16, 2012

Calder Jewelry a few of my favorites...


I purchased the book 'Calder Jewelry' a year or so ago and finally sat down to look through it. Many people don't know that Alexander Calder also made jewelry. I wanted to share a few of my favorite pieces. There are hundreds of pieces of jewelry that are very inspirational! I highly recommend buying the book.

Necklace. 1943 Silver wire, cord, and ribbon, loop; 15 3/4 in., element 5 1/4 in. long. Inscription "Calder"


Necklace. 1940 Brass wire; loop: 12 3/4 in., overall; 9 x 10 in.


Brooch. 1936 Silver and steel wire 6 x 5 7/8 in.


Bracelet. 1948 Silver and steel wire, 2 3/4 by 6 by 4 in.


Earrings. 1942 Silver and steel wire, 3 x 4 5/8 in. each.


Earrings. 1945 Silver and steel wire, 4 1/2 x 6 in. each.


Necklace. 1937 Silver wire, loop: 14 1/2 in., breast pieces: 12 x 17 in.

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