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Art Nouveau Sapphire Brooch

Art Nouveau sapphire and pearl brooch. (J9240)

Sapphires and Pearl


An elegant Art Nouveau brooch with dark sapphires and a small pearl set amid flowing curves and draping acanthus leaves.  The evocative style of the jewel brings to mind an exotic moth spreading its wings in the night or, perhaps, a rare nocturnal flower blooming in the moonlight.  A beautiful example of the Art Nouveau taste for otherworldly fantasy and dream-inspired symbolism. Created in 14kt gold, circa 1900.

Art Nouveau sapphire and pearl brooch. (J9240)

The reverse of the brooch is beautifully crafted with a sturdy frame following the flowing curves of the design.  At some point in the past the clasp of the brooch was replaced with a safety clasp to assure that the jewel remains securely attached when worn.  A curving chatelaine hook beneath the pinstem allows a small pendant or watch to be suspended from the bottom of the brooch.

Name:  Sapphires and Pearl

Cost:  $485

Measurements:  This Art Nouveau brooch was crafted in 14kt yellow gold and measures 1 3/8" by 5/8".  It weighs 3.0 grams.


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