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    Diamond, Freshwater Cultured Pearl, Enamel, Gold Pendant-Brooch, Masriera
    The pendant-brooch features full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.40 carat, suspending a freshwater cultured pearl, complemented by plique-à-jour enamel applied onto 18k gold, marked Masriera. Gross weight 26.60 grams.
    Dimensions: 3 inches x 2 inches


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The brooch is completed by hidden bails, a pinstem and trumpet catch. Marked Masriera A1729A.
    Masriera: Spanish jeweler Llus Masriera (1872-1958) was born into a family of jewelers and artisans. He was a creative genius and inventor who rose to fame during the Art Nouveau movement. His jewels, mainly his series of winged nymphs, are some of the most important pieces of the time period. Masriera is credited with formulating a specialized enameling technique referred to as “Barcelona Enamel”. The process took translucent enamel and blended it with an element inducing luminosity; the newly minted enamel was then formed in relief, adding texture, volume, and depth, creating a sculptural quality to the individual design.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    31st Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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