OLA M. GORIE, later OLA GORIE8, King Street, later, 11, Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney
Ola M. Gorie - Kirkwell, Orkney - 1969
Ola Gorie was born at Kirkwall, Orkney on the 27th October 1937.
She trained at Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.
She started making jewellery on a commercial basis following her graduation in 1960.
She was awarded an MBE in 1999 in recognition of her services to the jewellery industry.
The business was restyled to 'OLA GORIE' in the 1990's. The business is managed by Duncan McLean, the son-in-law of Ola Gorie.
The jewellery is mostly made by Karen Duncan, who has been making Ola Gorie jewellery for nearly twenty years.
OLA - early mark in use c.1959 - 1963
OMG - registered 24th September 1963 with the Edinburgh Assay Office.
OG - used as from sometime in the 1990's when the firm's name was restyled from Ola M. Gorie to Ola Gorie.
OMG - ST. SIL