Vivianna Torun Bulow-Hube, know as Torun was born on December 7, 1927 in Malmo, Sweden. Her father was director of town planning in Malmo and her mother was a sculptor. Torun was the youngest of four children, born after a gap of nine years. All four children pursued artistic careers with a brother and sister becoming architects and another sister, a poet. But it was Torun who became the most famous, as the first woman silversmith in the world to gain international recognition.
Born in Malmö, Sweden in 1927, Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe graduated from the Academy of Industrial Arts in Stockholm to become Sweden’s first female silversmith to establish her own workshop. Designing for Georg Jensen from 1969 until her death in 2004, Vivianna’s legacy lives on in her products. l Georg Jensen (USA) - luxury lifestyle
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Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe herself.
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Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe, the most internationally celebrated Swedish silversmith of the post war period. Using assymetric, fluid forms in silver combined with semi-precious stones and pebbles, she created jewellery that strongly broke with tradition.
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