In the cold Icelandic winter the volcanoes of the Scandinavian island do not go out. Nor does the creativity of the Icelandic designer Guðbjörg Kristín Ingvarsdóttir fail, who together with her husband Karl Jóhann Jóhannsson founded the jewelery brand Aurum about twenty years ago in Reykjavík, which is also distributed outside Iceland. The new collection of Aurum is called Eagle, the king of birds, which also flies over the land of Iceland. Plus a cultural reference, the poem inspired by a spectacular location, Hornbjarg (horn cliff) by Jónas Hallgrímmsson, one of Iceland’s best-loved authors, where there is also a bird reserve.
The collection includes a selection of jewelry with elements reminiscent of eagle wings: necklaces, earrings, ear crawlers, bracelets, and rings. The feathers are made of recycled 925 silver, oxidized silver and 14 carat gold. Guðbjörg started her career studying goldsmithing at Copenhagen Technical College, she ran the Au-Art jewelery workshop in Copenhagen from 1996 to 1999 and then moved back to Iceland where she founded Aurum.