This is for a superb Ola Gorie Orkney sterling silver mythical beast, zoomorphic brooch. Ola Gorie was born and has lived most of her life on the Orkney Isles, just off the North coast of Scotland. It was in the 1960's Ola Gorie began designing and hand making her fabulous silver jewellery.
The early jewellery was heavily inspired from the Norse and Celtic influences found in abundance on the Orkney Islands. The beautiful, stunning designs created and skilfully hand crafted by Ola Gorie were her interpretations of the. Very rich heritage of ancient. History and art found amidst.
This fine artisan handcrafted brooch was inspired from The Book Of Kells and the figures of mythical beasts contained within. Fastens with a rollover c-clasp and pin fastening. Pin straight and closure safely and securely. Measures approximately Length 37.65mm Width 32.59mm (width measured at widest point).
Weight approximately 8.1 grams. Marked "OMG" for Ola Marie Gorie. Assayed for Edinburgh and dated for 1997. Presented in good condition with light patination.
A wonderful example of Scottish silver from the renowned silversmith Ola Gorie. Would be a great addition to any collection. Would make a great gift for a loved one. Or why not treat yourself. Please note that the photographs have been enlarged to show as much detail as possible.
For the actual weights and measurements please refer to those given in the item description. All weights and measurements are approximate.If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Please take a look at my other fabulous items that I have for sale in my shop. The item "Scottish Sterling Silver Ola Gorie Orkney Zoomorphic Coppergate Brooch 1997" is in sale since Monday, September 19, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Fine Jewellery\Fine Brooches & Pins\Other Brooches & Pins". The seller is "bluekingfishers" and is located in Norfolk. This item can be shipped worldwide.