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Amethyst and Pearl Brooch

Krementz Art Nouveau amethyst and pearl brooch. (J9052)

Amethyst and Pearls!

A striking Art Nouveau brooch with pastel enamel leaves and pearl clusters surrounding a regal amethyst.  A small diamond sparkles at the top of the brooch like a distant star.  Created by Krementz & Company in 14kt gold, circa 1900.

Krementz Art Nouveau amethyst and pearl brooch. (J9052)

This brooch is beautifully crafted.  It is secured with a sturdy pin and early safety clasp.  Note the gold framework that supports the enamel leaves, pearls and amethyst.  A chatelaine hook beneath the pin stem allows a small watch or other pendant to hang below the brooch.

Close-up of Krementz & Company maker's mark. (J9052)

One side of the clasp displays the maker's mark of Krementz & Company - a stylized collar button.  The other side is stamped "14K" for the purity of the gold.  Krementz & Company was a maker of fine brooches, cufflinks and other jewels from the late 1860s through the 20th century.

Name:  Amethyst and Pearls

Cost:  Although this brooch has sold,  you will find many more beautiful brooches in the Antique Brooch Gallery.

Measurements:  This Art Nouveau brooch is crafted in 14kt yellow gold and weighs 3.3 grams.   It measures 1" by 3/4".

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