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Janus necklace

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The pendant is rectangular and set with two, pyramidal smoky quartzes. The pendant and chain are textured. Weight: 18.5 dwt. The necklace has its original, black suede box labeled Lapponia Jewelry Ltd.

Marks

Impressed W 585/impressed crown/impressed crescent, impressed T7/FINLAND/LAPPONIA/BJORNB on reverse

Provenance

Purchased by Michael and Karen Rotenberg in the early 1980s in Copenhagen, Denmark; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg

Copyright

© Björn Weckström

Finnish, 1965

Dimensions

Length of necklace: 43.2 cm (17 in.) Height x width x depth: 4.5 x 2.2 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.) pendant

Accession Number

2007.422

Medium or Technique

Gold (14 kt) and smoky quartz

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands