Ola Gorie, a 9 carat gold May Queen brooch, Scotland, circa 1995, stamped OG for Ola Gorie, ‘375’, 9 carat gold convention mark and Edinburgh hall mark, 5.4 cm long
The inspiration for this brooch was the gesso and stone set panel, entitled ‘May Queen’, that Margaret MacDonald produced for the 1900 Vienna Secessionist Exhibition. This work of MacDonald was highly influential on Gustav Klimt and Josef Hoffmann. It’s inspiration continues to this day it would seem.
This gold brooch is still available from Ola Gorie but is made to order.