Master Goldsmith and Designer of Jewellery.
In 2001 she moved to Akranes, a town adjacent to Reykjavík, and in Akranes she operates a small studio-workshop and gallery.
Ms Torfadóttir pursued her goldsmithing studies in Akureyri, North-Iceland, and in Valdres, Norway, and obtained her certificate as master goldsmith in 1983. That same year she opened a studio and a giftshop in Ísafjörğur, the latter of which she still runs there with handcrafted jewellery and giftware on offer.
Ms Torfadóttir has participated in a number of private and group exhibitions and has received various prizes and awards. She was, for instance, awarded the First prize for the Iceland Fashion Piece of Jewellery in the years of 1997, 1998, and 1999.
Jewellery and other creations of Dırfinna Torfadóttir can be found and bought in the airport shop in Keflavík (Flugstöğ Leifs Eiríkssonar), at Hotel Saga (in Reykjavik), in Epal Design (Reykjavik), in Listhús Ófeigs (Reykjavik) and in Gullauga (Ísafjörğur).
Phonenr.: +354-4643460 & +354-8626060
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