Oystein Balle, Scandinavian Norway, Abstract Modernist, Sterling Enamel Earrings ERG1177
This beautiful pair of Abstract Modernist earrings is by enamelist and silversmith, Oystein Balle of Stavanger Norway. Executed in sterling silver, the round half dome, clip on earrings feature colorful enamels in abstract geometric design. The silver repousse is filled with vitreous enamel colors including white, rust red, lemon yellow, green, sky blue, and cobalt blue. Matching necklace, bracelet, and brooch are available. Please contact me if interested in purchasing the entire jewelry set, for a special price.
Oystein Balle, born in Stavanger Norway (1928-1998) was a fine Scandinavian Silversmith and enamelist. Known for his use of colorful vitreous enamels in abstract modernist, and biomorphic designs. His work was produced primarily in the 1960s - 1970s, and is known for its quality workmanship, innovative design, and vibrant colors.
Measures 11/16 in diameter. Weighs 5.6 grams.
Very good condition.
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