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Finely Crafted Belle Époque Brooch With Diamonds, ca. 1910


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Finely Crafted Belle Époque Brooch With Diamonds, ca. 1910
Finely Crafted Belle Époque Brooch With Diamonds, ca. 1910
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Hardly part of the repertoire of contemporary goldsmiths and jewellers today, the bar brooch was once one of the most popular pieces of jewellery of the Belle Époque and could be found in every lady's jewellery wardrobe. From daytime specimens in gold and set with pearls or colourful gemstones to quality diamond pins for the evening, the stick brooch took many forms. This specimen features high-quality appointments and shows up in a beautiful length of 5.6 centimeters. A total of seven old European and 8/8 cut diamonds stud the brooch's showpiece. The gemstones are set alternately in flower-shaped settings and diamond-shaped settings surrounded by fine shadow gaps. They not only make the stones appear larger but also more radiant in the light-dark contrast. Sawed C-curves break through the platinum-covered surface around the diamonds like waves running in opposite directions, enriching the play of light on the diamonds with effectively contrasting shadows. Originally, brooches of this kind were worn across the top button of a high-necked blouse or used to fasten a bow or shawl over the chest: "Large - long - brooches likewise in lace design inside the more solid frame and set entirely in white enhance the effect of the lace veils and lace muslin bows worn so much" (Deutsche Goldschmiede-Zeitung, No. 31, 1910, p. 279). The change of fashions has not diminished the versatility of the bar pin, as it can also be worn on the lapel of a blazer or coat. Whatever pleases is permitted!
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Finely Crafted Belle Époque Brooch With Diamonds, ca. 1910
Light and Shadow
€ 1,390.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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