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Viking Craft  ~ 

Sterling jewelry bearing this mark is from Albert Horwig Co., founded in about 1940.  The pieces exhibit a Scandinavian influence and were very well made, but seem to have escaped attention of collectors despite their quality and lack of abundance.  

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Viking Craft Lady Slipper Orchid Brooch

Realistic and shapely, this cast sterling brooch is an elegant representation of this strange and exotic orchid blossom.  The fluidity of the design is delightful.
Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2 by 2¼”

SV026

$175


Viking Craft Clematis Floral Brooch & Earrings

Like all Viking Craft pieces, this floral set exhibits flowing lines while creating a detailed representation of the plant. The screw back earrings are perfect replicas of the brooch.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
Brooch: 2½ by 1¾", Earrings: 1 by ¾"

SV029

$260


Viking Craft Sterling Hibiscus Brooch

This is a very realistic rendition of the beloved Hawaiian hibiscus flower.  Like all the pieces from this maker, the brooch is nicely made of heavy cast sterling.  Matching piece: SV002 [earrings]  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2½ by 2¼"

SV018

$175


Viking Craft Luxurious Bow Earrings

These elegant and beautifully rendered bows have luxurious loops as if made from soft satin ribbon.  Excellent condition; screw-back style. Matching brooch: SV021.
Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
1 by 1"

SV028

$92


Viking Craft Luxurious Bow Brooch

Simple but exquisite, this elegant bow brooch seems to be made from a wide, soft ribbon.  Excellent condition; cast sterling.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2½ by 2¼"

SV021

$180


Viking Craft Acorn Six-Link Bracelet

Like all the pieces from this rarely seen company, this sterling bracelet has a realistic design of acorns and leaves and solid construction. See item SV016 for the shorter 5-link bracelet.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
7½ by 5/8"

SV024

$190


Viking Craft Sterling Trillium Brooch

This lyrical and well made sterling brooch depicts a single woodland trillium blossom with one large curling leaf.  A lovely piece from a rarely seen maker.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
Reference: Rezazadeh, Collectible Silver Jewelry, p. 61 [similar piece]
3 by 1¾"

SV013

$175


Viking Craft Sterling Peony Brooch

This solid cast silver floral brooch illustrates a fluffy peony that's partly opened.  The curl to the left lends a note of whimsy to the design.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2 by 1¾"

SV015

$145


Lily Leaf Brooch & Earrings

An unusual design of long lily leaves, like those of calla lilies, gathered with a ribbon.  The sleek curves are very striking in this rare set.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off

Brooch:  3¼ by 1½"; Earrings: 7/8 by 5/8"

SV033

$270


Viking Craft Large Calla Lily Brooch

The company made several pieces of this swirling calla lily design, and this hefty cast sterling brooch is the larger version.  Excellent condition.  Matching pieces: SV007 [smaller brooch], SV003, SV004 [bracelets].  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Des Pat 1196666
Reference:  click here for the 1940 patent
2¼ by 2 1/8"

SV017

$160


Viking Craft Double Mallow Brooch

This lovely cast sterling brooch doubles the pleasure of this unusual flower with two mallow blossoms and their leaves swirling opposite each other.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling
2 3/8 by 1"

SV001

$125


Viking Craft Mallow Bracelet & Earrings

This lovely sterling bracelet and screw-back earring set features exotic blossoms of the mallow family (which includes hibiscus flowers).  Both flowers and maker are rarely seen.  Excellent condition.  See item SV001 for the matching brooch.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling
Bracelet: 6½ by ¾"; Earrings: 1 by ¾"

SV009

$285


Viking Craft Large Mallow Blossom Brooch

This is a stunning brooch that is both graceful and dramatic, and substantial in weight.  Like other pieces from this rare maker, it's beautifully made cast sterling silver.  See items SV009 and SV001 for companion pieces.
Marked: Viking Craft Sterling, Reg US Pat Off
2½ by 2"

SV010

$175


Viking Craft Sterling Fish Brooch

This rarely seen fanciful fish brooch has gracefully frilly fins and tail with a sleek body.  An unusual figural in excellent condition.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2½ by 2 3/8"

SV012

$175


Viking Craft Double Trillium Brooch

Twin trillium blossoms swirl around each other in this artistic brooch.  With an elliptical shape, it can be worn in a number of directions.  See item SV013 for a similar design.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2 1/8 by 1¼"

SV030

$125


Viking Craft Triple Leaf Earrings

These charming screw-back earrings have a set of three leaves and work well with a number of Viking Craft pieces, especially the lily designs.  Excellent condition.   Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
7/8 by 5/8"

SV031

$75


Viking Craft Calla Lily Spray Brooch

This spray of calla lily blossoms is a splendid representation of springtime in cast sterling silver.  Wearing it at different angles gives it a fresh look each time.  The date of the piece is assured by the engraved inscription on the back: V.W.S. - 5-'45
Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2½ by 1¾"

SV027

$175


Viking Craft Fluffy Floral Brooch

This unusual flower is realistically portrayed with the veined petals and berries, yet with a modernist flair.  Like the other pieces from this rarely seen maker, it's dimensional and cast sterling silver.   Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2 by 2"

SV014

$125


Viking Craft Tailored Bow Brooch

This simply styled bow is substantially made and resembles a bow tie.  It's a fun tailored piece that would be great worn at the throat of a blouse.  Exceptional condition.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2 5/8 by 1"

SV022

$130


Viking Craft Bleeding Heart Earrings

Lovely bleeding heart blossoms are the subject of this cast sterling pair of earrings.  A rare flower for jewelry, they're a delight.  See SV019 for the matching brooch. 
Marked: Viking Craft Sterling
1 by 5/8"

SV025

$92


Viking Craft Sterling Bleeding Heart Brooch

An unusual blossom, this curvaceous flower looks like a bleeding heart with leaves.  Excellent condition and very nicely cast in sterling.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
2 by 1 1/8"

SV019

$120


Viking Craft Small Floral Brooch

This sweet floral brooch has smooth, sleek styling in cast silver.  Modern and feminine in a quality piece.  Excellent condition.
Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
1½ by 1 3/8”

SV032

$100


Viking Craft Acorn Link Bracelet

This five link sterling bracelet includes acorns and leaves in a natural design with nice detail and lovely construction.  This piece is great for a smaller wrist.  See item SV024 for the longer 6-link bracelet.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
7 by 5/8"

SV016

$185


Viking Craft Anthurium Brooch

A type of Anthurium, this heart-shaped tropical blossom has a dramatic center and gently curling leaf.  It's an exotic flower well fashioned in cast sterling silver and is an earlier piece from this maker.  See item SX325 for the identical brooch marked Peruzzi Boston.  Both companies produced jewelry, so it's unknown which one made these pieces.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling
2¼ by 1½"
Reference: Rezazadeh, Collectible Silver Jewelry, p. 150 [Peruzzi piece]

SV020

$150


Viking Craft Sterling Aster Earrings

These pretty screw-back earrings, ca. 1940s, have an aster or similar blossom peeking out from behind a gently curving leaf. They're an elegant design from a rarely seen maker; exceptional condition.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling
1 by 1"

SV011

$90


Viking Craft Small Calla Lily Brooch

Like the larger version of this design, this graceful brooch is a swirl of calla lily and leaves.  It’s perfect for a small lapel or in combination with the larger brooch or bracelet.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Des Pat 119556

Reference: click here for the 1940 patent
1 3/8 x 1¼"

SV007

$100


Viking Craft Sterling Calla Lily Bracelet

Art Nouveau styling and excellent construction make this sterling link bracelet very special.  Each link has a calla lily and leaf swirling into an oval shape.  Lovely detail from this rarely seen maker!  Exceptional condition; 25.5 g.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling
7½ by ¾""

SV003

$195


Viking Craft Swirling Floral Brooch

The swirling foliage of this sterling brooch seems to combine classical, Art Nouveau and modernist styles, all to great effect.  Excellent condition.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
1½ by 1¼”

SV006

$105


Viking Craft Sterling Hibiscus Earrings

A taste of the tropics, these well made sterling screw-back earrings depict hibiscus flowers with stunning detail.  Matching piece: SV018 [brooch] Marked: Viking Craft Sterling
1" diam.

SV002

$90


Viking Craft Jack-in-the-Pulpit Lily Bracelet

Each link of this marvelous sterling bracelet depicts a flowing rendition of the woodland Jack-in-the-Pulpit lily with leaves.  The styling is Art Nouveau influenced.  Excellent condition.  Marked: Viking Craft Sterling Reg US Pat Off
7½ by ¾"

SV005

$225

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