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Jewelry artist , painter , sculptor

Matti Jussi Hyvärinen, Finnish Jewelry artist, sculptor, painter. Named Key Holder City of Kaarina, local division International Red Cross, 1986; recipient Display award for best foreign exhibitor Retail Jewelers American, 1977, 3d prize Prix Arctica International Jewelry Competition, 1992.

Background

Hyvärinen, Matti Jussi was born on August 26, 1937 in Turku, Finland. Son of Eino Mauri and Elizabeth (Kanko) Hyvärinen.

Education

Student, Turun Lyseo, Turku, 1948-1953.

Career

Goldsmith trainee M. Hyvärinen, Turku, 1953-1956, Goldsmith Salovaara Company, Turku, 1956-1957. President, owner Sirokoru Ltd., Kaarina, Finland, since 1957. Member Design Council Finland, since 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer (brooch) The Rich and the Poor (Diamonds International award, 1967), (pendant) Frutti Di Mare (International Pearl Design Cont. Award, 1983), (bracelet) Scifi I (International Colored Gem Competition award, 1987). Urkund: Novum Gebrauchgrafic 16, Kalenderwettbewerb, Munchen, 1991.

      Co-author (with Tomi Hyvarinen): (textbook) Casting Jewellery from Wax Patterns, 2001.

Membership

Head Board of Culture, Kaarina, since 1989. Member Finnish Goldsmith Association (trustee 1962-1965, Goldsmith of Year award 1987), Finnish Foreign Trade Association (head of board jewelry division since 1989, member design committee since 2001), Kaarina Rotary Club (Paul Harris fellow).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, visual arts.

Connections

Married Kyllikki Uusaho, May 19, 1963. Children: Tiina-Maija, Tomi Jussi.

father:
Eino Mauri Hyvärinen

mother:
Elizabeth (Kanko) Hyvärinen

spouse:
Kyllikki Uusaho

children:
Tomi Jussi Hyvärinen

Tiina-Maija Hyvärinen