Edwardian art nouveau brooch made in Austria by. Beautiful and rare piece, created in Vienna Austria by the jeweler. This exquisite brooch has been crafted during the Edwardian period with art nouveau patterns in solid platinum. Fitted at the reverse with a hinged pin bar and a trombone lock made up in white gold of 14 karats. The back part of the brooch is fully decorated with incised and cisseled organic patterns and two pins to hold the rock quartz carving.
The main element is 1 flower carefully carved from natural translucent rock quartz with frosted finish. Setting, with 35 old European rose cut diamonds, 1.05 carats, white colorless F/G, VS-2/SI-1 clarity. The pistils of the flower are mount with 3 natural round white pearls of 3 mm. Weight : 22.95 Grams, (14.71 Dwt). Measurements : 42 mm by 39 mm (1.65 x 1.53 Inches).
Hallmarks : Stamped with Austrian marks; the maker's mark FG associated to Franz Goldstein inside a cartouche, the platinum assay mark PL, the gold assay mark. 585 and the mark for the city of Vienna W.
Edwardian Jewelry Period was during the King Edward VII, after whom this period of jewelry history is named, reigned over England for only nine years, yet the style of jewelry known as "Edwardian" was created roughly between 1890 and 1920. Edwardian-era rings tend to be larger, opulent pieces, and stacked ring designs were popular.
The metal surfaces of the rings were often diamond-encrusted for additional shimmer. Each of these rings is a work of art, showcasing a bygone era of grace, elegance and the royalty the Edwardian era is named for.The Vienna Secession work is often referred to (during the years before World War I) as the Austrian version of Jugendstil, the German term for Art Nouveau, and it is the work of its members in association with that style that has contributed most to its fame, particularly outside of Austria. Turns out it's the local version of Art Nouveau. So a synonym for that decorative style that makes use of curves, natural forms and ornate motifs along with modern materials. Jugendstil blossomed in Vienna during the late 19th century and early 20th century. Is a jewelry technique which refers to the textural effect of a close-set line of metal beads that are typically used as a border on the edges or bezels of jewelry. Collateral : It is accompanied by a presentation jewelry box. Condition : The overall condition of this piece is very good. Beside the little normal wear, there is no damage to the platinum. All gemstones, are secured in the settings. This brooch has been carefully inspected to guarantee the condition and authenticity.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Brooches & Pins". The seller is "treasurefinejewelry" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.