This sweet bird pin is gold over sterling (vermeil) with its surface coated with yellow guilloche enamel. The bird is a type of swallow, based on the tail. He is shown in flight with wings spread. The pin is three-dimensional with a 1/2" space between the upper and lower wings. The enamel on the upper wings look like feathers. The enamel on the body is swirled, really catching the light. The bird has a tiny metal eye and bill. This sweet pin is in excellent original condition. Marks include "Norway, 925S, and the punch mark of Theodore Olsens Eftf of Bergen, Norway. This pin probably dates from the 1970's. It measures 1 1/2" X 1" X 1/2" thick.
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