Presenting an antique floral motif Micro mosaic brooch / pin circa 1890 - 1910.
This lovely brooch from Italy features a very elaborate floral motif in a gold tone setting. The brooch measures 1.5" x 1.25" x .5". The brooch is in excellent antique condition with no blemishes, missing glass pieces or repairs. The pin is straight and closes securely with a safety pin clasp. There is no visible hallmark.
Micro mosaics are pictures made from small pieces of stone or glass tiles known as “Tessera”. The Italians have developed great skill in producing these pieces. The more elaborate designs featured very intricate designs handmade with many small tiles. These required a skilled artist and produced small pieces of wearable Fine Art. These were often purchased as a remembrance while on Grand Tour.
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