This lovely pin is all original and in outstanding condition. The five petals have a graceful upwards curve giving the flower great dimension. The center of the flower has numerous curved prongs representing stamens and a buttercup mounted 10pt. European cut diamond continuing the dimensional look of a real flower. The petals enamel shading from lavender to a deeper purple under the curved rim assist with the flowers realistic look.
The enamel is in excellent plus condition with no chips, cracks, nasty abrasions/scratches or repairs. Even though the enamel has a light gloss to it's surface it has a more matte finish to it's look. As well as the petals being shaded the leaf is comprised of green with bronze shading on its outer edges and the stamens have delicate off-white enamel tips.
The gold is also in excellent plus condition with no dents, rips, cracks, holes, deep scratches or repairs. The flower stem and leaf have what appears to be hand engraved accents to give the illusion of texture. The pin stick, it's hinge and the clasp are all in smooth working order. The pin stick has just a hint of a wave and a good point. The pin has an original security chain and safety pin for guarding against loss.
The pin has no gold content nor makers hallmarks so Rich has acid tested all components and will guarantee a minimum of 14kt gold. The pin measures 1 1/4 inch long x 1 inch at it's widest point. A lovely piece for a woman who enjoys art nouveau floral & enamel jewelry.
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