I BELIEVE A TYPE OF NORWEGIAN SOLJE, OR WEDDING BROOCH
BLUE ENAMEL ON A SILVER GILT FILIGREE DESIGN
THE BROOCH HAS A PAIR OF ROUND PARTS TO WHICH THE FASTENING IS ATTACHED
THE SECOND PART HANGS DOWN FREELY
AND ATTACHED TO THIS ARE FIVE DANGLES, OR SPOONS
NOT SURE IF THEY ARE CALLED SPOONS ARE THEY ARE NOT THE USUAL DISC SHAPE
THE ENAMEL IS A DEEP BLUE AND APPEARS TO BE INTACT THROUGHOUT
IN FACT THE HANGING SECTION HAS ENAMEL BOTH TO THE FRONT AND TO THE BACK
EVERY TINY PART OF ENAMEL IS INTACT
THE GILDING TO THE FRONT AND TO THE BACK IS ALSO INTACT AND BRIGHT
THE MARKINGS ARE 830 S
830 IS A SLIGHTLY LOWER GRADE OF SILVER THAN STERLING
HOWEVER, IT HAS BEEN A STANDARD GRADE OF SILVER FOR A LONG TIME IN NORWAY
AND I STILL A STANDARD TODAY
THE S IS SPACED AWAY FROM THE NUMBER, UNUSUALLY
COULD THIS BE A MAKER'S MARK RATHER THAN SIMPLY TO DENOTE SILVER?
THE C CLIP FASTENING IS GOOD
THE FASTENING, THE STYLING AND THE 830 SILVER CONTENT ALL SUGGEST SOME AGE
A VINTAGE PIECE FOR YOUR COLLECTION!
3.8 cm wide by 5.0cm long, that's nearly one and half by two inches
I've haven't attempted to clean it - though I don't feel it needs cleaning, this is up to the buyer!
postage costs UK are signed for First Class Small Packet, the brooch will be sent boxed
I will be listing more Scottish designers shortly.
Also Scandinavan and Celtic jewellery, quirky stuff and even silver chains
If you are looking for a particular piece, please get in touch, if I have it I will list it
Happy to combine shipping, just let me know and pay when you are finished!,
Also happy to add buy it now to other sale only listings if you don't want to wait for them to end - if there is anything I can do to help, please just ask!
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 possiblyother charges, any such charges are not covered in this sale
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Silver Gilt And Blue Enamel Brooch - Norwegian Solje Silver 830: $133