The “New Swedish Pewter” collection was created prior to Svenskt Tenn’s 80-year anniversary in 2004. It was developed by 10 female Swedish designers to honour Svenskt Tenn’s founder Estrid Ericsson. Ceramist Signe Persson-Melin created a service with a teapot, cream jug and coasters in pewter, and mugs in delicate fine bone china.
Signe Persson Melin
Craftsman, ceramist and designer Signe Persson Melin has had one of the longest careers in Sweden’s design world. She was just a teenager when she decided to become a ceramist in the early 1940s. A few years later, while attending the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design (Konstfack), Svenskt Tenn bought her teapots and mugs. Since then she has contributed with numerous table products. Read More