Vintage 1940s Norwegian Pale Blue Guilloche Enamel Silver Brooch

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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

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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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.