Hans Brassler Stickpin
| Radiating circles frame a glowing green peridot
cradled by sweeping golden bridges. This stickpin is an
imaginative wedding of Gothic Revival design and Art Deco
geometry by Hans Brassler. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa
Hans Brassler was a gifted jeweler who in the early 1900s created an innovative collection of strikingly imaginative jewels. His work reflects a wide variety of design influences. In this stickpin there are hints of Gothic, Celtic Revival and Art Deco design.
The stickpin is beautifully crafted with a solid gold back and sturdy gold pin stem. (see photo below) The maker's mark of the Brassler workshop, an oval enclosing "14B", is stamped on the side of the upper pin stem.
Cost: Although this elegant stickpin has sold, you will find many more
Hans Brassler was an innovative jeweler who in the early 20th century created jewels of great imagination and originality. A native of Germany, he studied jewelry design at the Academie Julian in Paris and is reported to have earned a gold medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900. He emigrated to the United States in 1902 and worked with Tiffany & Company and as a freelance jewelry designer for a period. In 1909 he founded his own firm, The Brassler Company. Brassler served as artistic director for about six years during which time he created an extraordinary collection of strikingly original jewels. His daughter is the noted 20th century sculptor Margaret Brassler Kane
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