Vintage 1950's David Andersen silver and green enamel leaf earrings, made in Norway

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Vintage from the 1950s

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Materials

Sterling silver, Enamel

A stunning set of David Andersen silver enamel leaf earrings.

These exquisite vintage earrings are mid-century modernist made in Norway. Designed by Willy Winnaess for silversmith David Andersen it features a graceful leaf enameled in a fabulous shade of green. Set in silver vermeil (gold wash on silver), these earrings are beautiful.

These are highly collectable earrings and will make a perfect gift or a treat for yourself.
Although this is a vintage item dating from the 1950s it is in excellent condition. The earrings are clip on so suitable for any woman.

made from:
Sterling Silver Vermeil and Enamel
Fully hallmarked on the reverse: 'Norway' 'Sterling' also 'W' for the maker and 'D-A' for the company plus '925S'
dimensions:
Clip on Earrings 1 1/4' long x 1/2" wide.


***see my other David Andersen listings

David Andersen established his firm in 1876 in Christiana (now Oslo) Norway.
Andersen (1843-1901) was a gold and silversmith with a keen sense of quality
and the high standards of his workmanship brought early success. By 1888,
Andersen was able to expand his workshop intoa steam-powered plant and
a 2nd retail location was opened in Oslo in 1892.

In 1901, Arthur Andersen took over the firm. He changed the family name to
David-Andersen and introduced the use of enameling to the company's gold and
silver jewelry and holloware. The new line was so successful, that enameled
jewelry is nearly synonymous with David-Andersen. The David-Andersen firm is
still a family business, run by the 4th generation of David-Andersens, Uni and Jon.

The David-Andersen company has kept up with artistic styles over its 134 year history,
and their artists have produced jewelry and other objects in the styles of:
Naturism, Dragonstyle, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism.
A stunning set of David Andersen silver enamel leaf earrings.

These exquisite vintage earrings are mid-century modernist made in Norway. Designed by Willy Winnaess for silversmith David Andersen it features a graceful leaf enameled in a fabulous shade of green. Set in silver vermeil (gold wash on silver), these earrings are beautiful.

These are highly collectable earrings and will make a perfect gift or a treat for yourself.
Although this is a vintage item dating from the 1950s it is in excellent condition. The earrings are clip on so suitable for any woman.

made from:
Sterling Silver Vermeil and Enamel
Fully hallmarked on the reverse: 'Norway' 'Sterling' also 'W' for the maker and 'D-A' for the company plus '925S'
dimensions:
Clip on Earrings 1 1/4' long x 1/2" wide.


***see my other David Andersen listings

David Andersen established his firm in 1876 in Christiana (now Oslo) Norway.
Andersen (1843-1901) was a gold and silversmith with a keen sense of quality
and the high standards of his workmanship brought early success. By 1888,
Andersen was able to expand his workshop intoa steam-powered plant and
a 2nd retail location was opened in Oslo in 1892.

In 1901, Arthur Andersen took over the firm. He changed the family name to
David-Andersen and introduced the use of enameling to the company's gold and
silver jewelry and holloware. The new line was so successful, that enameled
jewelry is nearly synonymous with David-Andersen. The David-Andersen firm is
still a family business, run by the 4th generation of David-Andersens, Uni and Jon.

The David-Andersen company has kept up with artistic styles over its 134 year history,
and their artists have produced jewelry and other objects in the styles of:
Naturism, Dragonstyle, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism.

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