This is a delightful 'art nouveau' 9ct gold amethyst gemstone bar brooch complete with a strong steel pin to its reverse. The gemstone is double claw-set into the brooch, oval in shape and of size 20.0mm x 14.0mm. It is translucent, beautifully cut and exposed to the reverse side of the brooch to allow the light to shine through. It exhibits an appealing medium purple hue and is bordered by 'bobbles and scalloped, twist gold metal work'. The brooch measures 42.0mm x 30.0mm, weighs 9.3 grams and is in lovely condition throughout.
* Art Nouveau --- was most popular during the period 1890–1910, meaning from the French name Art Nouveau ("new art"). In jewellery terms it is characterized by curves, scrolls and pastel colours.