Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering an Evald Nielsen sterling silver brooch circa 1920. This delicate piece features a round, cabochon cut bezel set butterscotch amber. The stone is flanked on either side by a cupped leaf holding small beads. This brooch has the "EN" maker's mark + "830S". The piece is 1-1/3" long X 1/2" wide (maximum dimensions. The back has a safety clasp. The brooch weighs 4.3 grams.
Evald Nielsen designed his own jewelry in the early years of his business. He created a style that has not been copied, jewelry characterized by drawn out or stretched mountings of flowers and plants. Floral creations were a critical part of his design.
The silver content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The silver is marked "800S" or 800/1000 parts silver. Before 1930, 830 silver was the standard of Danish jewelry.
When you own vintage handmade jewelry, you wear a design that is unique and represents the artist's vision. It is made by a skilled craftsman and can have features which are only found in this piece. The jewelry may exhibit the marks of the craftsman. It will not be perfect. The jewelry shows age appropriate tarnish.
Delicate Evald Nielsen Amber Brooch c. 1920