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Classic, iconic Art Nouveau. The flowing tresses of a woman, composed and contemplative, wrap around her face creating the openwork design--and elegant outline--of this artfully sculpted brooch, while a single shimmering Mississippi River wing pearl dangles below. Circa 1900, crafted in 14K gold, pin stem is base metal.
14 Karat Yellow Gold, Base Metal - Pin Stem
1 3/8 Inch
1 3/16 Inch
Center Mississippi River details
9.00 x 4.25 x 3.45 mm
About Art Nouveau Jewelry
Looking to go organic? Bummed out (with good reason) by the Industrial Revolution, Art Nouveau makers embraced the natural world and a return to the hand-craftsmanship of an earlier time. Their overlap with both the Victorian and Edwardian eras resulted in a great deal of cross-pollination. Though relatively short in its purest form, Art Nouveau’s flowing lines continued to weave their way into fine jewelry.
As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.