by Lillian Csernica on April 29, 2017
Of all the pieces of art nouveau treasure I have seen in the course of this Challenge, these are the ones that I truly yearn to possess!
Gold, sapphire, and plique-a-jour enamel pendant. Marcus & Co.
Enamel brooch set with diamonds, circa 1905.
Plique-a-jour diamond, gold and platinum pendant.
Jugendstil brooch. Silver, moonstone, and glass. German maker’s mark, probably Pforzheim.
Of celestial design, the half moon-shaped black opal surmounted by a star motif accented with circular-cut diamond suspending an oval black opal surmounted by similarly set stars further suspending three lines of diamonds each terminating in an opal, completed by a trace link chain, brooch detachable, the opals together weighing approximately 14.50 carats, mounted in 15ct gold.
Yes, the jellyfish earrings. How could I possibly pass these up?
Gold, diamonds, sapphires, and pearls.
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by Lillian Csernica on April 28, 2017
X is one of the more difficult letters in the A to Z Challenge. Fortunately, the popularity of art nouveau extended into religious imagery as well. This resulted in a dazzling variety of pendants and rosaries.
Vibrant Art Nouveau Champlevé Enamel Antique Cross Pendant
Vintage Spanish Art Nouveau Cross
This large Art Nouveau cross pendant is made in 22 K gold composed of one square-cut amethyst surrounded by four baguette-cut raspberry-pink amethysts. Each amethyst is encrusted in the center with a platinum-on-gold collet-set antique single-cut diamond. The colorful amethysts are set in a floral motive, enhanced with 16 antique single-cut diamonds set in a collet setting made in platinum on gold. Probably Belgium, circa 1900.
Large Antique French Rosary Crucifix/Cross Art Nouveau / Mother of Pearl Beads / Art Nouveau Connector/ Hand Carved MOP Crucifix.
Early 1900s 18k yellow gold crucifix featuring blue and orange glass and plique-a-jour enamel. Signed by P.L. Dasset.
Art Nouveau Montana Sapphire And Carved Gold Cross.
Antique Art Nouveau 18k Diamonds Cross Pendant