Matthew Gloag whisky makers commissioned Ola Gorie to design and make a range of jewellery, this brooch has Ola's early makers mark "OMG" and an Edinburgh hallmark with date letter "W" for 1996 and is supplied in a new Ola Gorie gift box as shown. Dimensions: Around 38 mm x 40 mm [Around 1.5 long] Hand made in the Orkney islands just off the north coast of Scotland. The last two pictures are not part of this listing.
Supplied with a lovely new Ola Gorie gift box. Visitors come from all over the world to bird watch and see the fantastic Orkney landscape and archieology. Ola Gorie is one of Britains most important jewellery designers of recent times. A pioneer in the 1960s, she explored her Celtic and Norse heritage to find inspiration for stylish, wearable, modern jewellery. Her designs have continued to break new ground, and influence a generation of designers.
Her early pieces quickly gained approval at home and abroad, and her name became synonymous with stylish, finely crafted jewellery. She was awarded an MBE in 1999 in recognition of her work both as a designer and as a founder of the modern jewellery industry.This honour was welcomed by the many loyal customers and collectors of Ola Gories jewellery around the world, as fitting recognition for the long-standing quality of her designs. The item "Scottish Ola Gorie Commission Silver Famous Grouse Brooch Pin Bird Scottish 1996" is in sale since Tuesday, December 20, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Fine Jewellery\Fine Brooches & Pins\Precious Metal without Stones". The seller is "shawn29664" and is located in kirkwall, Orkney. This item can be shipped worldwide.