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New Flora Danica rose bud brooch, with box

Product no.: 0864

Flora Danica was established in 1953 (see bio), based on an idea to coat Danish herbs and flowers with silver and then 18ct gold, turning them into enchanting pieces of jewellery. Here a small rosebud is set against a spray of rose leaves. 

£55.00 *
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New Tilia silver-gilt clover brooch

Product no.: 1701

Here is a delightful little 4 leaf clover brooch to bring you luck. It was made by. the Danish company of Tilia based in Aarhus from 1963 to1974. Tilia adopted the Flora Danica concept of gilding real leaves, 

 

£40.00 *
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New Brdr. Bjerring silver-gilt daisy brooch with central moonstone

Product no.: 2324

Here is a striking silver-gilt stylised daisy brooch with a domed moonstone at its centre. It was made by the esteemed silversmithy Brdr (brothers) Bjerring, whose workshop in Copenhagen was registered from 1962 to 1988.

£75.00 *
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New Eiler & Marløe silver gazelle brooch

Product no.: 2325

Here is a wonderful brooch by the Danish company Eiler & Marløe, renowned silversmiths active during the first half of the 20th Century, registered 1920 to 1967 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The most outstanding designs were produced during the 1920s and 1930s in the Art Deco functionalist style. This one features a young deer amongst foliage. 

£95.00 *
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New C.A.Christensen silver floral bar brooch

Product no.: 2327

Here is a charming silver brooch in the late Danish Skønvirke (Art Nouveau) style, featuring three flowers. It was made by the Danish silversmith C.A.Christensen, whose workshop was registered from 1937 to 73.

£48.00 *
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New C.O.Frydensberg foliage and scrolls brooch

Product no.: 2328

Here is a lovely brooch incorporating the elements of leaves, scrolls and balls much loved in midcentury designs. It was hand-made by the esteemed Danish silversmith Carl Ove Frydensberg, whose studio in Copenhagen was registered from 1949 to 82.  

£68.00 *
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New H.O.Jacobsen large Sterling silver circles brooch

Product no.: 2329

Here is a substantial midcentury Sterling silver brooch by the Danish silversmith Herman Ole Jacobsen, who worked in Copenhagen from 1947 to 57.  The brooch features the popular design elements of circles and balls,  here graduated and arranged in a circle 

£65.00 *
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New John Lauritzen Sterling silver foliage brooch

Product no.: 2330

Here is a lovely Sterling silver mid-century stylised foliage brooch by the Danish silversmith John Lauritzen, whose workshop in Copenhagen was registered from 1955 to '81.

£55.00 *
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Aagaard Sterling and gold brooch

Product no.: 2296

Here is a large Sterling silver and gold brooch by the contemporary Danish silversmith, Jens Johannes Aagaard ( see Bio).   Brooches by this popular company are quite rare, and this combined arc of gold and silver even rarer. 

£85.00 *
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Holmsen Sterling gilt red enamel abstract brooch

Product no.: 1800

Here is a beautiful modernist Sterling silver-gilt brooch by the renowned Norwegian Aksel Holmsen (see bio).  The brooch has a coating of of vermeil (gold)  and a guillocheed pattern covered with red enamelling. 

£78.00 *
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Volmer Bahner green enamel cala lily brooch,

Product no.: 0194

 

Here is one of the Danish enamellist Volmer Bahner's most famous designs for adults, the stylised cala lily. The brooch is available in light green

£85.00 *
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Ivar Holth Norway blue or red silver filigree enamel brooch

Product no.: 0843

Here is a wonderful brooch by the Norwegian silversmith Ivar T Holth. It is available in blue or red. It combines the intricate art of filigree work with the equally intricate guilloché enamel. The silver (silver gilt in the red brooch) filigree is mounted onto the enamel base with a bolt through the centre.

£75.00 *
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Volmer Bahner pale blue boomerang brooch

Product no.: 2284

Here is a fabulous guilloche enamel brooch by the renowned Danish enamellist, Volmer Bahner (see bio).  It is boomerang shaped with a 'squiggly' guilloche pattern underneath the pale blue enamel.

Have you seen the matching bracelet,  in a darker blue, but same squiggly pattern, item 0848. 

Condition: Excellent, no visible damage,  rollover safety clasp

Marks: VB Sterling Denmark .

Size: 1.6 " (4.2cm) long

Year: 1960s-70s

£68.00 *
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Blue and gold round enamel brooch

Product no.: 2286

Here is a sweet and simple dark blue guilloche enamel brooch.  The circular design is broken into 3 sections by gilt indents.  Unfortunately there are no marks to identify either the country of origin,  maker or the base material. 

£49.00 *
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Myhre blue enamel decorated hair or tie grip

Product no.: 2287

Here is a very unusual blue guilloche enamel piece by the Norwegian silversmith Hans Myhre.  This intricate blue and black Art Deco design is mounted on what I would call a hair grip. This would be my first choice for its use, but it could also be used as a tie clip.

£49.00 *
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Holmsen red enamel chubby leaf brooch

Product no.: 2288

Here is a large and sculptural, red guilloche enamel,chubby leaf brooch by the renowned Norwegian silv ersmith, Aksel Holmsen. 

£85.00 *
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Holth scallop edge enamel brooch, red or green

Product no.: 2290

Here is a splendid Sterling silver vermeil (gilt) brooch by the famous Norwegian silversmith Ivar T Holth (see bio).  Note the wave pattern gulillocheed under the  enamel of the swirling shape with scalloped edges.

Available in red or green, or buy both.

£69.00 *
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K A Rasmussen apple green enamel boomerang brooch

Product no.: 2291

Here is an outstanding guilloche enamel brooch by the Norwegian silversmith K A Rasmussen.  The design epitomises the 1950s style, with the 'freeform' boomerang reigning supreme.   Here is a trio of boomerangs. arranged to make a long, aerodynamic brooch. 

£88.00 *
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Tostrup Sterling silver white enamel brooch

Product no.: 2031

Here is an outstanding Sterling silver white guilloche enamel brooch by the illustrious Norwegian silversmithy of Jacob Tostrup, founded in Oslo in 1832.  Notable 20th century descendants include the silversmiths Jacob Tostrup Prytz and his daughter Grete Prytz Kittelsen. 

£145.00 *
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Holmsen silver gilt white enamel daisy brooch

Product no.: 0497

Wonderful large stylised daisy brooch, silver gilt with guilloché enamelling by the renowned Norwegian silversmith Aksel Holmsen.

£95.00 *
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Erik Magnussen 5 Nordic Swans brooch

Product no.: 2269

Here is a very famous silver and enamel brooch by the Danish silversmith Erik Magnussen, who worked in Copenhagen from 1901 to 1920 and again from 1939.  After early recognition and successes with Art nouveau creations he spent many years in America, returning home to concentrate on simpler, Nordic themes.  Here is the most successful, with the swans each adorned with the national colours of one of the five Nordic countries.

£75.00 *
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Volmer Bahner round silver-gilt white enamel brooch

Product no.: 2271

Here is a fabulous modernist silver-gilt white guilloché enamel brooch by the renowned Danish enamel specialist Volmer Bahner (see bio). Have you seen the matching ear clips, item 2272?

£65.00 *
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Hroar Prydz Sterling yellow/brown enamel butterfly

Product no.: 2274

Fabulous silver gilt, guilloché and enamel butterfly by the eminent Norwegian enamelist Hroar Prydz. Just look at the detailed engine-turned pattern underneath the enamel. This is the second-largest size produced.

£133.00 *
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Holmsen silver-gilt yellow enamel flower brooch

Product no.: 2276

Here is a gorgeous 3D flower brooch, silver gilt with white and yellow guilloché enamelling,  by the renowned Norwegian silversmith Aksel Holmsen.

£65.00 *
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Finn Jensen silver-gilt white enamel brooch

Product no.: 2278

Here is a gorgeous guilloche white enamel swirling brooch with silver gilt edging by the acclaimed Norwegian silversmith Finn Jensen.

 

£75.00 *
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Arne Johansen Sterling 'Boomerang' Brooch

Product no.: 0032

Iconic shape for the 1950s, this version of the 'boomerang' is by the Danish modernist master, Arne Johansen. This brooch is executed in solid silver throughout, and beautifully sculpted to produce a strikingly simple piece.

£68.00 *
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Arne Johansen sleek silver concave brooch

Product no.: 2244

Here is a fabulous Sterling silver brooch which epitomises the sleek simplicity for which his creator, the silversmith Arne Johansen, is famous for (see bio)

£99.00 *
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Warmind Sterling aerodynamic brooch

Product no.: 2253

Here is a fabulous Sterling silver brooch by the Danish modernist silversmith Poul Warmind (see bio).  The swooping movement of the design has been created as much by what is omitted as what is physically present, 

£95.00 *
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Uni David-Andersen bronze brooch

Product no.: 2230

Here is a bronze shield brooch by the Norwegian designer Unn Tangerud, who worked in the studio workshop set up by Uni David-Andersen, of the famous David-Andersen family.

£49.00 *
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Warmind Sterling aerodynamic brooch, no.60

Product no.: 0160

Here is a sleek and simple aerodynamic brooch by the Danish modernist master, Poul Warmind (see bio). Notice the shiny top and matt bottom halves of the brooch.  

Have you seen the matching  earrings(1672)

£68.00 *
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Bent Knudsen Sterling open harp/heart brooch

Product no.: 2251

Here is a fabulous Sterling silver brooch by the illustrious Danish partnership Anni & Bent Knudsen (see bio).The thick silver wire has been flattened on the two straight sides of the design, which can be interpreted either as an open heart or a harp . 

£145.00 *
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N.E From blue glass brooch and/or pendant

Product no.: 1327

Here is a lovely modern brooch by the Danish modernist master Niels Erik From (see bio).   This brooch has a bale attached to the rear, so you can also wear it as a pendant. 

£125.00 *
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David-Andersen large blue butterfly brooches

Product no.: 0903

SOLD: Blue multicoloured

Here is large guilloche enamel butterfly by the leading Norwegian silversmith, David-Andersen. This design has been one of the company’s most popular, and the butterfly has been produced in a myriad of colours and several multicolours, as here  with this speckled brown butterfly. This is the second largest size. 

Available - clear blue 

£85.00 *
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David-Andersen blue 'wave' brooch

Product no.: 0322

Designed by Agnar Skrede for the leading Norwegian silversmith David-Andersen (see profile), this brooch is part of a collection called 'wave'. It is timelessly elegant and wearable.

£85.00 *
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Georg Jensen Malinowski Cockerel Brooch, no 276

Product no.: 0502

Arno Malinowski was one of the most versatile and successful designers who ever worked for the Georg Jensen Silver smithy. He designed for Georg Jensen from 1936 to 1944, and again from 1949 to 1965. Most Jensen lovers are familiar with his Art Deco stylised animal broochs such as the kneeling deer, the two dolphins , the butterflies and the chubby birds. This cockerel is hardly ever seen on the re-sale market. 

£345.00 *
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Anton Michelsen Sterling silver Viking ship brooch

Product no.: 0043

Here is a beautifully executed example of a Viking Longship Brooch, with a high sheen on the sail. It is typical of the exquisite design of Gertrud Engel and the craftsmanship of the Danish Anton Michelsen silversmithy (see designer profile).

£75.00 *
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Hans Hansen BGP Sterling ball brooch, no.109

Product no.: 0465

Here is a wonderful Hans Hansen brooch (see designer profile) . It was designed by Bent Gabrielsen Pedeersen, who was the chief designer of jewellerty from 1953 to 69, This brooch demonstrates all the classical characteristics of great modern design; simple, sleek and sophisticated, combined with expert craftsmanship and a good weight..

£145.00 *
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Ola Gorie Sterling silver Carron scarf brooch

Product no.: 1219

Here is a substantial and very unusual Sterling silver brooch by the renowned Orkney silversmith Ola Gorie (see bio). The design recalls the patterns of Celtic art in the West Highlands district of Carron.. The brooch has a bottom bar, onto which the clasp is mounted. The patterned section rises above this, providing space for a scarf to be drawn through.. 

£95.00 *
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Carrick Mackintosh-style Sterling silver medium rectangular brooch

Product no.: 1908

Here is a medium sized Sterling silver rectangular brooch by the Glasgow silversmith Carrick Jewellery Ltd. The design is inspired by the leaf and grid patterns often seen in the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the Scottish Art Nouveau architect and designer. 

£40.00 *
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Munksgaard Sterling silver bird brooch, no. 327

Product no.: 2140

Here is a beautiful Sterling silver Art Deco brooch made by the Danish silversmithy Fir.Munksgaard, registered in Fåborg until 1973. The brooch features a resting dove set within a heart-shaped frame, with a stylised olive branch curling across the front. As such, it is reminiscient of the  extremely popular 1930s designs created by Arno Malinowski for Georg Jensen

£88.00 *
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Børresen & Lassen Sterling silver brooch

Product no.: 2122

Here is a large, square abstract Sterling silver brooch by the Danish silversmiths Børresen & Lassen, who were active in Hellerup (a suburb of Copenhagen) from 1954 to 65.

£85.00 *
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Danish Sterling silver freeform brooch

Product no.: 2123

Here is a nice modernist freeform brooch in Sterling silver from Denmark. There are no maker's marks

£48.00 *
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Clemmensen mid-century modern silver brooch

Product no.: 2129

Here is a very unusual  silver brooch by a Danish silversmith who used a script monogram which I read as H C, standing for Henry Clemmensen,active from 1946 to 66.  This brooch is comprised of three layers of circles, topped by 3 balls, in the popular mid-century style. 

£55.00 *
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Volmer Bahner enamel hearts brooch, red or white

Product no.: 0383

WHITE SOLD

Here is the sweetest little guiloché enamel brooch by the Danish master enamelist Volmer Bhaner (see profile). It features a circle of six hearts.  Available in white or burgundy red

£68.00 *
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Holth white guilloche enamel rose brooch

Product no.: 2029

Here's a very unusual Sterling silver gilt brooch by the renowned Norwegian silversmith Ivar T Holth (see bio).  It combine the traditional with the modern - the assymetric slice of silver has been formed into a concave shape, then guillochéed, coated with white enamel, painted with a rose and finally coated with clear enamel. 

£65.00 *
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