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
by Lillian Csernica on April 26, 2017
Ca. 1920, Belgium Beautifully decorated tulip-shaped art nouveau vase with special dripping glaze technique. Design is completely de son temps.
Val St. Lambert Art Nouveau Vase — Circa 1900, Val St. Lambert, Belgium. This delightful turn-of-the-century vase is masterfully cut in an exquisite Art Nouveau motif. Foliate tulips interspersed with butterflies around the collar surmount a bold fluted base, giving it visual balance. The delicate purple color is rare and the combination of clear, frosted, and half-tone lavenders complement it perfectly.
Polished pewter vase with art nouveau figural maiden.
Monumental art nouveau vase by Emile Galle.
Majolica Art Nouveau vase by Julius Dresser
Loetz Glace vase.
An Art Nouveau Charles Rennie Mackintosh pewter bud / flower vase, measuring 6.75 inches high, made in Scotland.
Antique art nouveau peacock vase.
Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Overlay Vase.