Arje Griegst

Face jewellery, called Paribanus Tears.
Here worn by prima ballerina Anna Lærkesen 1962

Photography: Rigmor Mydtskov

Early years

Finger jewellery from 1962 which covers the whole finger. 20 carat gold,
decorated with 120 precious stones, opals, sapphires, oriental pearls and rubies.

Cire Perdu

Nattens Ansigt, 20 carat gold, opals, coloured oriental pearls and diamonds, 1967

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Ring in 20 carat gold, labradorit, moonstone, oriental baroque pearl, diamonds, 1964

Spiral jewelry

Spiral bracelets, 18 carat gold, 1973

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

The Rossini Ring, 20 carat gold, oriental pearl, diamonds, 1988
Pendant, 18 carat gold, blue cabochon sapphire, 1980
Bølger necklace, 18 carat gold, 1973

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Himmeløjne, necklace, 18 carat gold, ruby pearls, 1990

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Wave jewelry

Rings

Wave ring, 21 carat gold, facet cut diamond, 1991-1995
Wave ring, 21 carat gold, facet cut emerald, 1991-1995
Wave ring, 21 carat gold, three raw rubies, 1991-1995

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

The silver jug ‘Bølgen’ (wave), award winning in 2000

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Jug

Cosmos Jewellery

Cosmos Ring, 20 carat gold, large pink raw diamond, 1991-1995

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Cosmos ring, 20 carat gold, raw diamond and paraiba pearl, 1991-1995
The cosmos galaxy chandelier (mock-up) at The Belfiore Foundry, Pietrasanta, Italy, 2003

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Cosmos Ring, 20 carat gold, raw diamond, oriental baroque pearls, sapphire, 1991-1995

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Faces

Gold ring, face cut in dark blue lapis lazuli, moonstone, 1971

PHOTOGRAPHY: JOHN JOHNSEN

Den Lille Havfrue, 20 carat gold, 74 carat blue aquamarine, 76 diamonds 5 carat, 1971

PHOTOGRAPHY: JOHN JOHNSEN

Pinocchio, black coral, 20 carat gold, raw opal, diamonds, sapphire, oriental pearl, 1993
Pendant, 20 carat gold, face cut in opal, diamonds baroque pearl, 1981
Sort Pinocchio, 20 carat gold, face cut in polished black coral, raw diamond, 1999

Babyblomst, 20 carat gold, face cut in opal, cut moonstone, orange diamonds, 1980

PHOTOGRAPHY: JOHN JOHNSEN

Queen Margrethe II Tiara

Queen Margrethe II’s tiara, 21 carat and 18 carat gold, amber, diamonds, moonstone, pearls, opals and emerald in the shape of a summer meadow with poppies, 1976

PHOTOGRAPHY: RIGMOR MYDTSKOV

Detail of Queen Margrethe II’s tiara, 21 carat and 18 carat gold, amber, diamonds, moonstone, pearls, opals and emerald in the shape of a summer meadow with poppies, 1976

PHOTOGRAPHY: RIGMOR MYDTSKOV

Porcelain jewellery

Havmand (Merman), pendant in porcelain with celadon glace, tin mounting, Royal Copenhagen, 1975

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Chain necklace in porcelain and gilted silver, consisting of five sprouting eggs enclosed by pink pearls. Royal Copenhagen, 1976

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Porcelain

Sea tureen, stone ware, celadon coloured glazes in six different nuances. App. 10 were made. Royal Copenhagen, 1976

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Coffee service in the pink glazed ”Konkylie” (Triton) service. Royal Copenhagen, 1976.

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

The pink glaced “Konkylie” (Triton) service. Royal Copenhagen, 1976

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Glass

Seven glasses were included in the crystal glass range ”Xanadu”, water, beer, white wine, red wine, champagne and schnaps. Holmegaard Glassworks, 1983.

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Cutlery

“Spire” (sprout) cutlery made by Georg Jensen, 2002

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Sculptures

Casting the fountain in bronze, Pietrasanta 1996

PHOTOGRAPHY: NOAM GRIEGST

The Tivoli fountain for Tivoli Japan is assessed, Arje Griegst 1996.

PHOTOGRAPHY: NOAM GRIEGST

Candlesticks and candelabraes

Konkylie-variation”, sculptural, fire gilted candelabrum, base of untreated rough rock crystal, Designmuseum Denmark 1984

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Wall candelabraes, bronze, Danmarks apotekerforening, Dehns Palæ Copenhagen, 1988

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Chandeliers

Sketch of the chandelier Cosmos Galaxi, 2003

The Cosmos Galaxi chandelier, Designmuseum Denmark 2003

PHOTOGRAPHY: PIOTR TOPPERZER

Sketches

Sketch for fountain, 2003.

Sketch for Cosmos Galaxi chandelier, 2003.
Coloured sketch of a creature carrying a shell, 1992.

Section of a sketch for the ‘Konkylie’ (Conch) Fountain for Tivoli Garden, mid-1980s.