I love to introduce my art show customers to the spoon rings I make from antique, pierced Norwegian silver spoons. They're customer favorites!
I make the rings from very rare, ornate silver spoons made in Norway in the mid-20th Century. I transform the spoons into contemporary jewelry that delights and surprises, and I can size each ring for nearly any finger size.
The spoons are usually made from .830 antique coin silver, which is very similar to modern sterling silver (.925).
Want to know what inspired the mid-20th Century Norwegian silversmiths to create these amazing spoon designs? Here's a hint: just think Beatles song lyrics!
Yep, you guessed it, they were inspired by traditional Norwegian wood carvings, like this one: