Please zoom and examine all photos for detail and condition. Measures roughly 51 mm x 41 mm.
A uniquely gorgeous piece that doesn't come around often. Occasionally I have people ask me if this is my best price for a given item. I prefer to list at my lowest possible price so my buyers are getting the best value.
I prefer not to artificially inflate prices only to dicker down. I don't feel that serves anyone. Yes, this is my best price. A brief history of micro mosaic jewelry. Wearing micro mosaic jewelry became popular during the Grand Tour period (17th - 19th Century).
Members of rich European families would travel around Europe, taking in the sights and cultures of different countries. Italy was a very popular tourist spot as it had a long and prestigious history in arts and culture - a favorite subject in aristocratic circles.It was also a famous glass producer, and Italian craftsmen quickly turned their glass making skills to making stunning miniature micro mosaic pictures for their rich visitors. Flowers were a very popular subject. The item "Micro Mosaic Floral Shell Bouquet Brooch Pendant, Italy, Antique, Victorian" is in sale since Sunday, May 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "micromosaicjewelry" and is located in Washougal, Washington.
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