WEC: Thoughts about Jewelry — Georg Jensen Jewelry
Georg Jensen Jewelry
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Georg Jensen is both the name of Denmark's famous silversmith and the company he founded. World-renowned for flatware, hollowware, and jewelry, pieces by Jensen are sought after by collectors and can be priced to reflect that demand. Georg Jensen was born in 1866. After trying his hand at goldsmithing, sculpture, and pottery, he found his niche in silversmithing and opened his Copenhagen shop in 1904. Within a year, his work was featured in an exhibition at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Copenhagen and his popularity catapulted. In fact, business was so successful Jensen had to close shop periodically because he was...