Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering sterling silver earring set by Danish artist and jeweler, Niels Eric From (also seen as N. E. From) circa 1950. These earrings feature a dramatic cast and engraved leaf. The earrings are clip back. The pieces are handcrafted and assembled and are an original N. E. From design. The earrings are 3/4" tall X 9/16" wide (maximum). The earrings weigh 6.1 grams. The back is marked "Sterling" + "Denmark" + "N.E. From" + "925S".
Niels Eric From, at aged 23, was a trained silversmith. He opened his shop in 1931 and for the next 40 years, his floral-inspired pieces highlighted Denmark's Arts and Crafts period. The metalwork is simple, lithe and supple. There are obscure details of oxidation, carved out metal, surface etching on many pieces of his work. From's designs are masterful examples of his ability to achieve unique detail and sinuous fluidity in simple forms. (Annotated from "Splendor: A Celebration of Jewelry Designers" by Carlotta STM).
The silver content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The silver is marked "Sterling" and "925S".
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 will show age appropriate tarnish, unless we state otherwise.