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Kasia Gasparski

Kasia Gasparski Goldsmith
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Hours:
Tuesday to Friday 12:00 - 17:30, Saturday 11:00 - 14:00
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+45 26141684
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Jewellery with a story

  • • Kasia's skills were honed under the master goldsmith Jytte Kløve
  • • She combines traditional techniques with unusual materials
  • • The MOMA in New York produces and sells her Leaf necklace

Kasia Gasparski always liked to make jewellery but it was only during her apprenticeship with Jytte Kløve that she discovered her love for gold. In 1996, as one of the youngest artists in her own country, she was nominated for the National Art Foundation three-year work grant, and in 1999 she had several works selected for the Danish Craft Collection. As a classically trained jewellery maker, Kasia considers gold and silver to be her most important materials, but she also likes to include elements such as silk, lacquer, bra straps, stones and beads in her pieces. Her jewellery "always comes with a reason and has a story to tell, even if I don’t always tell the full story, since it’s often very private and emotional," she says.

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Works

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About Rings

This ring is a new interpretation of the classic rosette ring with a centre stone surrounded by smaller stones. With this version of the ring, Kasia favoured simplicity in order to highlight its wearer. Small holes on the red lacquered surface replace the classic gemstone decoration.

Height 2.7 ml
Width 2.7 cm
Depth 2 cm

Kasia Gasparski Goldsmith
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Daisy Saves Everyone / Daisy and Her Dilemma / Daisy Saves the World

This enamelled marguerite jewellery series was modelled on a brooch created for the Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, in the 1940s. To create her own interpretation of this popular and highly symbolic piece of jewellery, Kasia drew on the official logo for the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, which contains seventeen colours – each one standing for an objective.

Height 4.3 ml
Width 4.3 cm
Depth 0.7 cm

Kasia Gasparski Goldsmith
Photo: © Ole Akhøj
Gold Stories

Gold Stories #5 was created for the 2nd Nordic Jewellery Triennial in 2000. By displaying her strong skills in goldsmithing with this gold ring, Kasia aimed to emphasise the importance of respecting skills passed on since ancient times and the deep knowledge necessary to create fine pieces of craftsmanship.

Height 7 ml
Width 6.5 cm
Depth 2.2 cm

Kasia Gasparski Goldsmith
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Harem of Topkapi

This necklace is part of the Admiring Women collection, inspired by historical places in which women were traditionally acclaimed for their physical beauty. Kasia drew inspiration from the floor plans of these sites to create specific ornaments for each necklace, underlined by different colours and complemented with small symbols connected to the place in question.

Length 40 ml
Depth 1 cm

Kasia Gasparski Goldsmith
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Red Bamboo

With the Red Bamboo brooch, Kasia offers an interpretation of the Art Nouveau company George Jensen’s jewellery.

Length 5 ml
Depth 0.8 cm
Height 3 cm

Kasia Gasparski Goldsmith

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