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Danish goldsmith Gitte Bjørn on her lifelong love affair with metal

By Nina Hald

Printed dress, €1,810. Etro via Lot29. Turtleneck, worn underneath, €49. Arket. Suede trousers, €300. Sea New York. Photo: Enok Holsegård

Gitte Bjørn began her lifelong love-affair with metal – moulding it to her whims, specifically – when she was just a child. Now, at 57, the Danish goldsmith is as enamoured with her craft as ever, bringing humour and a near-supernatural skill to her cult favourite jewellery and hollowware. Step inside this cabin of curiosities