Brud Kronar, or Swedish Bridal Crown
Brud Kronar II (Sea Lilly) Hammer formed sterling silver and 18k gold. This piece considers the Swedish bridal crown as an extinct form of culture, alluding to the form of extinct Sea Lily (or Cladida, a group of the Crinoid Echinoderms, all of which were passive feeders).
Bröllopskronan II Forged and fabricated 18k gold, 5x4x4 inches. In the Swedish tradition, the bride wears a simple crown owned by her parish, either directly on her head or over the veil. Crowns were originally made of myrtle leaves but today they are commonly silver, or bronze. Out of this traditional vertical form, this avant [...]