Stuart Nye was dedicated to portraying flowers, leaves and pine cones from nature using sterling silver manipulated by hand tools in his workshop in North Carolina. The dogwood is the state tree. The brooch is 1 1/2" by 1 1/4" with a sturdy safety clasp. The screw back earrings are 5/8" by 1/2". Marked with Nye's 3 leaf clover with one letter of his name in each leaf, and sterling. Excellent vintage condition.