The mistletoe has been a symbol of Christ's birth since medieval times because it has its berries at Christmas time. This brooch and earrings were made by N E From, a Dane (1906 - 1986). Rezadeh stated that From's silver is among the finest made in Denmark in the 1960 and 1970. This brooch is 2 1/2" tall and 1 3/8" at the widest. Sturdy safety clasp. The clip earrings are 7/8". Marked Sterling, Denmark, N E From, 925S. Excellent vintage condition.