Pentagram, 5 elements, Silver 929,Tribut to HR Giger, Limitierte Auflage 54/8/41 mm
ELEMENT FIRE has brought me luck. Out of necessity I started with noble jewellery. Which I make in my apartment and in the foundry, at the goldsmith Bruno Pfändler Zurich, I do the fine work. I had a large studio, everything was lost in a studio fire. Now I‘m very happy that this happened with the fire, I‘m better today than before.
Hansruedi, short HR, Giger was born on February 5, 1940 in Chur. From 1962 he studied architecture and industrial design at the University of Applied Arts in Zurich. The Swiss artist became known worldwide with his "Alien" designs for the eponymous film by Ridley Scott. In 1980 he got the Oscar for visual effects.
In the film sector, he succeeded in addition to the "alien" trilogy about also with his character to "species". Record covers by Giger have been awarded several times, including those for Debbie Harry ("Koo Koo") and Emerson, Lake and Palmer ("Brain Salad Surgery"). Wesentliche Merkmale auf Englisch Optional 200