”In the master’s hand the gold comes alive for the marvellous material it is. No one can get the gold to speak like Arje Griegst. Not merely that it always glitters, but gold as a marvellous malleable material with many hues; soft, warm and organic.” – The Bank of Denmark Jubilee Foundation’s Honorary Grant, 1999
SPIRAL BRACELETS, SPIRAL RING NO. 3 & TRUMPET KNOT RING.
A remarkable preoccupation with materials characterises Arje Griegst’s work. He would spend relentless months experimenting in order to achieve harmony between the gold and the stones. He made aesthetic demands.
PORCELAIN BOWL AND SPIRAL CANDLESTICK.
"Drops in the glazes, twinkling, ocean-like,
and beneath them is the golden light"
- a poem written in the Danish newspaper Politiken referring to Arje's porcelain series. The Spiral candlestick placed in front was created alongside the Spiral rings and bracelets series.