Heritagem presents :
This lovely pin brooch was beautifully handcrafted. It features the profile of a charming young woman, looking to the left. She wears a head turban adorned with 6 rose cut diamonds, there is also one rose cut diamond on the bottom. The brooch weighs 5,5 gr and measures 30,10 mm (1,18") by 30,10 mm and 6,15mm of depth (the pin included/ 0,2"). The central piece was made in 18 kt yellow and pink gold , the pink gold visible on the rim and on the embossed hair of the woman. It was signed on the bottom : Marx. The brooch was scientifically tested as 18 kt gold. It has a shiny color, a buttery and smooth touch. It is in excellent condition for this period.
It was made during the Art Nouveau period, in the very beginning of the 20th Century. Art Nouveau is an artistic movement applied to the decorative arts, featured with a predominant theme : the free flowing line. Artists tried to find movement into woman's hair, feminine curve, nature : everything that moved which was well represented here with this pin brooch.
This unique and rare pin brooch will pleased any lovers of antique jewels !