A Pictish symbol which occurs throughout Orkney and Scotland, this design was inspired by the stone carving at the Brough of Birsay in Orkney, for further information and an image of original see internet. Dimensions of brooch around :4.5 cm long x 3.2 cm high. [About 1.5" long] Has Ola's early makers mark "OMG" and an Edinburgh hallmark marked on the back with date letter "O indicating 1969. Hand made in the Orkney Islands between the north coast of Scotland and Norway. Supplied with a lovely Ola Gorie gift box.
The last 6 pictures of Ola Gorie Jewellery are not part of this listing but may still be available from myeBay Shop. Ola Gorie is one of Britain's most important jewellery designers of recent times. A pioneer in the 1960s, she explored her Celtic and Norse heritage to find inspiration for stylish, wearable, modern jewellery. Her designs have continued to break new ground, and influence a generation of designers. Her early pieces quickly gained approval at home and abroad, and her name became synonymous with stylish, finely crafted jewellery.She was awarded an MBE in 1999 in recognition of her work both as a designer and as a founder of the modern jewellery industry. This honour was welcomed by the many loyal customers and collectors of Ola Gorie's jewellery around the world, as fitting recognition for the long-standing quality of her designs. This honour was welcomed by the many loyal customers and coll. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Brooches & Pins". The seller is "shawn29664" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.