Discover a generation of designers and makers who embraced innovative and diverse influences, from the natural environment to non-precious materials.

This small display will highlight pieces from British and Nordic designers, that would go on to influence a new wave of jewellery production.

  • Articulated necklace designed by Grete Prytz Kittelsen in 1952, for J Tolstrup, Norway. © Grete Prytz Kittelsen

    Articulated necklace designed by Grete Prytz Kittelsen in 1952, for J Tolstrup, Norway. © Grete Prytz Kittelsen
  • 18ct gold and white gold necklace by Claës Giertta, Sweden, 1966 © Claës Giertta

    18ct gold and white gold necklace by Claës Giertta, Sweden, 1966 © Claës Giertta
  • Silver and amethysts bracelet by Barbara Cartlidge, c.1968, London © Barbara Cartlidge

    Silver and amethysts bracelet by Barbara Cartlidge, c.1968, London © Barbara Cartlidge

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Header image: 18ct gold and white gold necklace by Claës Giertta, Sweden, 1966

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Exhibition information

When

1 Dec 2017 - 29 Apr 2018
10:00 - 17:00

Where

Exhibition Gallery 4, Level 1

How much

Free

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