The examples shown in the photo below are from David Andersen in Norway, and Meka in Denmark.
You can also use the Pictorial Marks to locate symbols and the Initial Marks to identify initials used by a company when you don’t know the company name.
Note that the database includes marks used on flatware and other silver items, so you may need to search a bit to locate the company you want.
Read it here at: Basic Hallmark Identification Please visit the My Classic Jewelry Resources page for a list of other helpful vintage jewelry sites.
View it here: My Classic Jewelry Vintage Jewelry Resources.
View it here: Date Code Marks on Swedish Silver 925-1000 Danish Hallmarks Page: This page includes links to a Danish Hallmarks Overview, Danish Assay Marks, and Danish Makers’ Marks.
See it at: Danish Hallmarks 925-1000 Norwegian Makers’ Marks Page: This section includes four pages of photos for many Norwegian Hallmarks.Because Sterling Silver is 92.5% silver, the common purity mark used today is “925.” Most vintage Sterling Silver pieces have the older marks: “STERLING,” “STER,” or “STG.” Some modern jewelry today will use “STERLING” either with “925” or without it, usually in conjunction with the maker’s mark.For examples of American silver jewelry marks, see the first article in this series, Vintage Jewelry Marks: Help for Dating Your Vintage Jewelry Resource: The 925-1000site has a very extensive database of silver marks from all over the world.See it at: Norwegian Silver Makers’ Marks 925-1000 David Andersen Marks Page: This page shows the various marks used by the David Andersen company, established in Norway in 1876, and still producing jewelry today.See it at: David Andersen Hallmarks It’s not possible to cover every country in a single article, but there are some good online resources to research silver jewelry marks in various countries.Silver jewelry marks are the hallmarks found on silver jewelry to help identify the composition and source of the jewelry.