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Kolbrún Ýr Gunnarsdóttir

Kolbrún Ýr Gunnarsdóttir Jewellery maker
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Icelandic
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+354 8645383
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Jewellery with an eco-heart

  • • Kolbrún designs with the wearer in mind
  • • She creates beautiful objects with low environmental impact
  • • Her style is subtle but has an edge

Kolbrún Ýr Gunnarsdóttir trained as a fashion designer at IED Barcelona, Escola Superior de Disseny. During her studies she began experimenting with materials and making pieces of jewellery. On returning to Iceland, she took a number of courses in silversmithing with Halla Bogadóttir, her teacher at Tækniskólinn in Reykjavík. After mastering the basics, Kolbrún knew the right direction for her was to set up her own studio and continue to develop her silversmithing skills. Sustainability is a key concern of her practice and she mainly works with recycled silver, ensuring her materials are ethically sourced. She creates subtle, beautiful and contemporary jewellery which has heart and soul.

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Works

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Photo: ©Kolbrún Ýr Gunnarsdóttir
Imperfection necklace

This necklace, handcrafted from recycled silver, is intentionally imperfect. Kolbrún Ýr Gunnarsdóttir believes that nothing is ever perfect and wishes to convey the message of loving oneself with flaws through this necklace.

Height 0.3 cm
Diameter 2 cm

Photo: ©Kolbrún Ýr Gunnarsdóttir
Connection ring

Connection ring is handcrafted from recycled silver. The design of the ring is inspired by the exploration of the notion of balance. Balance yourself and get connected to the universe with this beauty.

Height 0.2 cm
Diameter 5 cm

Photo: ©Kolbrún Ýr Gunnarsdóttir
Drop ring

Just a drop in the ocean. This ring, handcrafted from recycled silver, is a reminder to live mindfully and in the "now". Through this piece Kolbrún Ýr Gunnarsdóttir reminds the wearer that our worries do not do anything for us and are just a drop in the ocean of what is a big picture.

Height 0.2 cm
Diameter 1.8 cm

Photo: ©Kolbrún Ýr Gunnarsdóttir
Statement ring

This shield ring is made from recycled silver. The ring reminds the wearer to shield themselves from negative energy.

Height 0.5 cm
Diameter 1.8 cm

Photo: ©Kevin Pagès
My eco heart

The heart shaped pendant, handcrafted from recycled silver and plated in gold, reminds you to respect your environment and take good care of our earth that gives us life. The human heart is surrounded by the earth.

Height 1.8 cm
Width 1.2 cm

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