We have similar Deco, Norseland, and Repousse items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Angela A. Age Circa : Art Deco C. Markings: Marked "NORSELAND BY CORO" and "STERLING" around a Viking longship pictograph maker's mark, and REG.PAT OFF on the back of the brooch. Country of Origin: United States. Gram Weight : 26.4 grams. Item Measurements: The brooch measures 2.33" in length and 1.88" in width. Brooch, lapel pin, hat pin, scarf pin, tie pin. Closure Type: Pin stem with a closing "c" clasp. If desired, your local jeweler can attach a bale to this piece, so it can be worn as a pendant. Handmade during the Art Deco era. Repousse metalworking techniques were used to hand-hammer sterling silver into the likeness of a bird of paradise. Curling leaf motifs surround and emphasize the bird. This piece displays tarnish in several areas, which can easily be removed with the use of a polishing cloth. This listing is for the item only. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era.
A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1935. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specifically cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would often take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. Repoussé began as an ancient metalworking technique dating as far back as the 3.
Century BC, involving malleable metal that was hammered onto the reverse side to create an image on the front. Examples are found all over the world; Greece, Egypt, and even the Hopewell periods in the American southeast. Reverse side hammering was also used to add detail to the front, creating intricate patterns using grooves, indentations, and channeling.The piece was then carefully polished to create a hollow, eye-catching treasure. The item "Antique Vintage Deco Sterling Silver NORSELAND CORO Bird of Paradise Pin Brooch" is in sale since Saturday, March 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado.
This item can be shipped worldwide.