• Vintage 1940s Norwegian Pale Blue Guilloche Enamel Silver Brooch
  • Vintage 1940s Norwegian Pale Blue Guilloche Enamel Silver Brooch
  • Vintage 1940s Norwegian Pale Blue Guilloche Enamel Silver Brooch
  • Vintage 1940s Norwegian Pale Blue Guilloche Enamel Silver Brooch
  • Vintage 1940s Norwegian Pale Blue Guilloche Enamel Silver Brooch

1940s

Vintage 1940s Norwegian Pale Blue Guilloche Enamel Silver Brooch

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Details

Vintage 1940s brooch featuring a modernist pale blue guilloche set in silver gilt. On the back of the brooch there are a number of hallmarks indicating the piece was made by Albert Scharning from sterling silver. Albert Scharning was a silversmith from Oslo, Norway.  His pieces date from the 1930's - 1950's. The brooch secures with an open 'c' clasp.  Silver gilt is a term used for laying gold over silver. 

 

Guilloche enamelling is a decorative process which is precise, intricate, it is a repetitive pattern engraved into an underlying material via engine turning with enamel. The word guilloche refers to the process of engine turning.

 

HALLMARKS

A. SCH, Norway, Sterling, 925 S.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The brooch measures 5.7cm / 2.2" in length and 1.6cm / 0.6" in height.

 

CONDITION

The brooch is in very good condition. The silver gilt on the front of the piece from age is slightly lighter than it would have been. The colour is a mix of gold and silver.

 

WEIGHT

6.29g

 

SKU

5460

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Stunning wedding anniversary gift

This beautiful brooch was an early gift for my 25th wedding anniversary. Its vibrant colour and flowing lines make the piece a joy to wear.
It arrived by post in the most delicate gift wrap with a hand written card explaining its history. Truely a gify to be treasured and worn often

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