Here is a fabulous (literally) brooch designed by Jack Rae, who founded Shetland Silvercraft in 1953. The motif is the chief Nordic god, Odin, on his favourite horse, Sleipnir. This mythical creature had 8 legs, which you can see in the knotwork below the rider.
Condition: Excellent, no visible damage, rollover safety clasp
Marks: Sleipnir, Odin's Horse, Shetland, SS, Scotland and Edinburgh hallmarks + S for 1973-74.
Size: 4.1 cm ( 1.65") across