Hallmarked for Edinburgh 1967 this realistically detailed scenic brooch depicts a beautiful Snowy owl on Fetlar along with her nesting chicks. Fetlar is one of the North Isles of Shetland, Scotland.
An unusual and distinctive piece and a fab cold weather accessory, the brooch is also stamped 'SS' for Shetland Silvercraft so it is a local piece and actually crafted on the Shetland Islands.
Good for the ladies or gents it would make a lovely gift for the nature lover or collector of Scottish jewellery. It is in lovely condition with no flaws and the pin back working as it should.
MATERIALS: sterling silver
MEASUREMENTS: 2" (5cm) wide, 1" (2.5cm) tall
WEIGHT: 9.7 grams
HALLMARKS: stamped 'lion passant' for sterling silver, 'castle' for Edinburgh, date letter 'M' for 1967, and 'SS' makers mark for Shetland Silvercraft'
CONDITION: Excellent condition with light surface wear as expected in a vintage piece of this age
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