Enchanting art nouveau brooch with old cut diamonds, around 1905
Art Nouveau is not just Art Nouveau - even within this movement, which from the late years of the 19th century had set itself the goal of renewing the arts, there were variations. Thus, in the late 1890s and especially at the beginning of the 20th century, floral, asymmetrical designs were still preferred, which were mainly influenced from France. However, from around 1905 onwards, a new development began to emerge, towards symmetrical, mostly very graphic designs, which at best still expressed their floral references in an abstract way. The present brooch is a child of this development and presents itself as a symmetrical composition. Whether the curved bars set with diamonds are tendrils wetted with dew, or whether the large old-cut diamonds represent blossoms, this is entirely up to the viewer's imagination. Four diamonds spring from the center of the brooch at the top, and two more at the bottom. These stones are suspended in a moveable manner and tremble with every movement, spraying brilliant sparks. The brooch is plated in white platinum, making it completely in keeping with its time. Its body is made of high-carat gold, and a total of some 0.65 carats of old-cut diamonds shimmer on this enchanting piece of French-style jewellery.
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