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Nanna Obel

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Published: 19.11.2019
Nanna Obel, photo by Dorte Krogh. Nanna Obel, photo by Dorte Krogh.
Nanna Obel. Brooch: A Quiet Moment, 2019. 14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, mahogany, driftwood, coral fossil, citrine.. 7 x 1,5 x 12 cm. Nanna Obel
Brooch: A Quiet Moment, 2019
14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, mahogany, driftwood, coral fossil, citrine.
7 x 1,5 x 12 cm
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Nanna Obel. Necklace: Above or Below, 2019. 14k gold, silver, mahogany, driftwood, freshwater pearl.. 16 x 2.5 x 33 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. Nanna Obel
Necklace: Above or Below, 2019
14k gold, silver, mahogany, driftwood, freshwater pearl.
16 x 2.5 x 33 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: It’s a Snap, 2019. Silver, enamel, illustration, photo, transfer foil, resin lacquer, tracing paper, leather, silk.. 8 x 2 x 12 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. Nanna Obel
Brooch: It’s a Snap, 2019
Silver, enamel, illustration, photo, transfer foil, resin lacquer, tracing paper, leather, silk.
8 x 2 x 12 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Miss Venus, 2019. Silver, 24k gold plated silver, enamel, photo, illustration, rubies, silk.. 8 x 1.5 x 11 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Miss Venus, 2019
Silver, 24k gold plated silver, enamel, photo, illustration, rubies, silk.
8 x 1.5 x 11 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Love Me, Touch Me Not, 2019. 14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, illustration, amber, ivory.. 4.5 x 2 x 11.5 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Love Me, Touch Me Not, 2019
14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, illustration, amber, ivory.
4.5 x 2 x 11.5 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Beyond Infinity, 2019. 14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, transfer foil, topaz, aquamarine, chalcedony, moonstone, citrine, fluorite.. 9.5 x 1.5 x 10 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Beyond Infinity, 2019
14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, transfer foil, topaz, aquamarine, chalcedony, moonstone, citrine, fluorite.
9.5 x 1.5 x 10 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Your Current Location, 2019. 14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, resin lacquer, Tahiti- and freshwater pearls.. 9.5 x 1.5 x 12 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Your Current Location, 2019
14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, resin lacquer, Tahiti- and freshwater pearls.
9.5 x 1.5 x 12 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: The Last Single-use Straw, 2019. 14k gold, silver, oxidized silver, enamel, photo, illustration, transfer foil, moonstone, topaz, aquamarine, rutile quartz, rubber.. 8 x 2 x 14.5 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love. Nanna Obel
Brooch: The Last Single-use Straw, 2019
14k gold, silver, oxidized silver, enamel, photo, illustration, transfer foil, moonstone, topaz, aquamarine, rutile quartz, rubber.
8 x 2 x 14.5 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Under the Surface, 2019. 14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, opal, peridot, silk.. 9 x 1 x 9 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Under the Surface, 2019
14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, opal, peridot, silk.
9 x 1 x 9 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Leading the Way, 2019. 14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, resin lacquer, diamonds, silk.. 8 x 1.5 x 10 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Leading the Way, 2019
14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, resin lacquer, diamonds, silk.
8 x 1.5 x 10 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Mirrors Never Lie, 2019. Silver, oxidized silver, 24 k gold plated silver, enamel, photo, diamonds, silk.. 6 x 0.5 x 14 cm. Photo by: Dorte Krogh. From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Mirrors Never Lie, 2019
Silver, oxidized silver, 24 k gold plated silver, enamel, photo, diamonds, silk.
6 x 0.5 x 14 cm
Photo by: Dorte Krogh
From series: A Queen… Worthy of the People’s Love
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Medals of honor anno 2018 - a tribute to five Danish women’s liberation pioneers, 2018. 18k gold, silver, enamel, photo, aquamarine, carnelian, polyester ribbon.. 13 x 1.5 x 15 cm. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Medals of honor anno 2018 - a tribute to five Danish women’s liberation pioneers, 2018
18k gold, silver, enamel, photo, aquamarine, carnelian, polyester ribbon.
13 x 1.5 x 15 cm
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Have a Heart, and pass it on, 2018. 14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, illustration, coral, silk.. 6 x 1 x 15 cm. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Have a Heart, and pass it on, 2018
14k gold, silver, enamel, photo, illustration, coral, silk.
6 x 1 x 15 cm
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: Is Your Wife Helpless, or Dangerous?, 2017. 18k gold, silver, copper, enamel, photo, silk.. 6 x 0.5 x 11 cm. Nanna Obel
Brooch: Is Your Wife Helpless, or Dangerous?, 2017
18k gold, silver, copper, enamel, photo, silk.
6 x 0.5 x 11 cm
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Nanna Obel. Brooch: A Disease Worse Than Alcohol, 2017. 18k gold, silver, copper, enamel, photo, silk.. 9 x 1 x 9.5 cm. Nanna Obel
Brooch: A Disease Worse Than Alcohol, 2017
18k gold, silver, copper, enamel, photo, silk.
9 x 1 x 9.5 cm
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Intro
Nanna Obel has her jewellery practice just outside of Copenhagen, Denmark. She was educated at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts as a graphic designer and worked in that field for 15 years before changing career path. After intensive goldsmiths courses and a degree from The Institute of Precious Metals in Copenhagen, she is now developing her unique jewellery in her studio and exhibits locally and internationally.

Statement

I find the themes for my jewellery in the media news flow. If I’m touched and I can relate to a story, I save it in my idea bank. The narrative dictates the shapes and the materials of my pieces and I never know what the final piece will look like at the beginning of the process. I’m often surprised by the final result.
My background as a graphic designer makes me very visually orientated and I get inspired by collage art, old photos, typography, packaging, signage - all kinds of compositions.
I enjoy combining photos with quotes and decorative elements to create narratives with serious themes and a humoristic twist. Hopefully, I make the viewer reflect on the stories.

 

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2020:
Exhibition  26 May 2020 - 31 May 2020  Athens Jewellery Week.
Exhibition  10 Mar 2020 - 14 Jun 2020  Works & Days.
Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich, Germany.
Exhibition  10 Mar 2020 - 14 Jun 2020  Works and Days. In dialogue across time and space.
2019:
Exhibition  19 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019  Charon Kransen Arts Presents at New York City Jewelry Week.
Fair  31 Oct 2019 - 03 Nov 2019  Charon Kransen Arts Presents at SOFA Chicago.
Exhibition  27 Sep 2019 - 15 Dec 2020  Worthy of a Queen.
Exhibition  27 Sep 2019 - 19 Oct 2019  Daisy Daisy Daisy.
Meeting  27 Sep 2019 - 26 Oct 2019  The City of Jewellery 2019.
Exhibition  04 Jul 2019 - 06 Oct 2019  NOD: Wearing Change.
2018:
Exhibition  11 Sep 2018 - 13 Oct 2018  The Genius of Images.
Workshop  21 Apr 2018 - 23 Apr 2018  Developing Your Own Script Part III by Charon Kransen.
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