align="center">FABULOUS LARGE BROOCH WITH A DROP PENDANT BY KNUD GEORG JENSEN
KNUD GEORG JENSEN WAS BASED IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, AROUND 1908
HE DIED IN 1948, BUT THE STYLE INDICATES IT IS AN EARLY PIECE
HE WAS A CONTEMPORARY OF GEORG JENSEN AND EVALD NIELSON
THIS IS AN ICONIC SKONVIRKE DESIGN, DANISH ARTS AND CRAFTS
SKONVIRKE MEANS BEAUTIFUL WORK, I BELIEVE
REPOUSSE SILVER IN A BEAUTIFUL ART NOUVEAU/ARTS AND CRAFTS DESIGN
AT THE CENTRE OF THE MAIN PART OF THE BROOCH IS A GREEN CABOCHON STONE
THIS IS A SMALLER GREEN CABOCHON AT THE CENTRE OF THE DROP PENDANT
THE STONES LOOK RATHER LIKE JADE, BUT I AM FAIRLY SURE CHALEDONY (CHYRSOPRASE)
TYPICAL OF SKONVIRKE DESIGN
THE BROOCH IS MARKED 830S, WITH THE MARK FOR KNUD GEORG JENSEN AND HIS INITIALS
IT ALSO HAS THE MARK OF THE DANSK ARBEJDE (DANISH HANDICRAFT GUILD)
830 IS AN EARLY SILVER STANDARD IN DENMARK
7.7 X 25.0 CM, ABOUT THREE INCHES BY TWO INCHES IN TOTAL
A VERY GOOD SIZE, VERY MUCH A STATEMENT PIECE
IN EXCELLENT USED CONDITION
I HAVE CLEANED IT SLIGHTLY, HOWEVER WILL LEAVE FULL CLEANING TO THE BUYER
THE PIECE HAS A LOVELY PATINA
Of course I will combine shipping, if the second and subsequent items don't affect the costs, there will be no additional charges. Just let me know and pay when you are finished!
I will be also listing a selection of sterling silver chains in lots of lengths shortly, just in case you need one! If you dont see anything you want, email me and i will list more!
Also happy to add buy it now to other sale only listings if you don't want to wait for them to end, just ask!
Listing more brooches and pendants, as well as Scottish and Scandinavian jewellery and and lots of other pretty things!
IF YOU ARE UNHAPPY WITH THIS ITEM OR EVEN HAVE JUST CHANGED YOUR MIND, PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE LEAVING response SO I CAN TRY TO RESOLVE ANY PROBLEMSI sell silver and jewellery for a living, and it is my passion as well - the very best job in the world!!! I have a particular interest in Scottish and Scandinavian silver, though I have no great knowledge, I am learning new things every day, with a view to becoming more expert in this field. I try my very best to list things correctly, but listing on can be a bit of a chore and mistakes can happen. I do check everything thoroughly, but occasionally can miss a fault or get a colour wrong, occasionally I make a complete mess of things. I offer a full refund, there is nothing worse than having a piece that is not what you expected. Even if you have simply changed your mind, please contact me and I will accept the item back. Obviously if the problem is the result of an error by me then I will always agree to also refund the postage. Often I can offer an similar item, if you prefer. As a business seller, I am obligated to allow customers to change their mind, but I hope to go further by ensuring that, where possible, my customers can feel free to buy things, return and exchange, and that they receive a brilliant service, as well as a gorgeous piece of jewellery! If, however, you think I was fair in my description and you have received what you had hoped for, please leave a nice response, not only does it give me a warm feeling, but it gives other buyers confidence to buy from me. If you are looking for a particular piece, please get in touch, if I have something suitable, I will list it
Please be aware if buying outwith the European Union your purchase will have to go through your country’s Customs on arrival - you may be charged importduty and possibly other charges, any such charges are not covered in this sale
On 22-Apr-13 at 09:59:16 BST, seller added the following information:
Measurement should read 3.7cm x 1.3cm
one and a half by half an inch metric measurement incorrect but imperial measurment was correct
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Antique Silver And Chalcendony Brooch Skonvirke Design By Knud Georg Jensen: $128