This collection was inspired by decoration on Japanese Inro (miniature lacquered containers) in the Ivy Wu collection at the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh. Designed by Ola Gorie and hand made by highly skilled craftsmen in the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland. Supplied in a lovely new Ola Gorie presentation gift box.
Dimensions - Length around 19.0cm 7 1/2, charm length around 4cm width 0.6cm. Has Ola Gorie's makers mark and an Edinburgh hallmark stamped on the back. Supplied with a lovely Ola Gorie presentation gift box. M atching stud and drop earrings are listed separately.
Ola Gorie was awarded an MBE in 1999 in recognition of her work both as a designer and as a founder of the modern jewellery industry. This honour was welcomed by collectors of Ola Gories jewellery around the world, as fitting recognition for the long-standing quality of her designs.
Ola Gorie is one of Britains most important jewellery designers of recent times. A pioneer in the 1960s, she explored her Celtic and Norse heritage to find inspiration for stylish, wearable, modern jewellery. Her designs have continued to break new ground, and influence a generation of designers. Her early pieces quickly gained approval at home and abroad, and her name became synonymous with stylish, finely crafted jewellery.She was awarded an MBE in 1999 in recognition of her work both as a designer and as a founder of the modern jewellery industry. This honour was welcomed by the many loyal customers and collectors of Ola Gories jewellery around the world, as fitting recognition for the long-standing quality of her designs. Ola Gorie frequently appears in judges lists for prestigious awards such as the Scottish Gift of the Year and the Kayman Award. In 2001 we were invited by the World Gold Council to participate in a global touring exhibition, Evocative Gold A New Renaissance.
One of our brooches was selected by the Goldsmiths Company for inclusion in the prestigious Celebration in Gold and Silver exhibition for the Queens Jubilee in 2002. The item "Scottish Ola Gorie 925 Silver Jasmine Bracelet" is in sale since Wednesday, November 13, 2013. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Fine Jewellery\Fine Bracelets\Precious Metal without Stones". The seller is "shawn29664" and is located in kirkwall, Orkney. This item can be shipped worldwide.