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Art Nouveau Amethyst Brooch

Art Nouveau amethyst and pearl brooch. (J9051)

Art Nouveau Ginkgo!


A beautiful Art Nouveau brooch of intertwined ginkgo leaves surrounding a soft pastel Amethyst.  The intricate, flowing design is accented with two small pearls.  Created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold, circa 1900.


Art Nouveau amethyst and pearl brooch. (J9051)

The brooch is beautifully crafted and secured with a sturdy pin and "C" clasp.  Note the sturdy bezel setting protecting the Amethyst and how the upper pearl is backed with gold.  These small details indicate the thought and care taken by the maker in creating this brooch.

A chatelaine hook beneath the pin stem allows a watch or other pendant to be suspended below the brooch.  Or, a fine gold chain can be passed through the chatelaine hook and the brooch worn as a striking pendant.


Close-up of Whiteside & Blank maker's mark. (J9051)

One side of the "C" clasp displays the maker's mark of Whiteside & Blank - a crescent pierced by an arrow.  The other side is stamped "14" for the purity of the gold.  Whiteside & Blank was a maker of fine brooches, cufflinks and other jewels during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Name:  Art Nouveau Ginkgo

Cost:  Although this brooch has sold,  you will find many more beautiful brooches in the Antique Brooch Gallery.

Measurements:  This Art Nouveau brooch is crafted in 14kt yellow gold and weighs 5.3 grams.   It measures 1 1/4" by 15/16".


Here are a few more elegant jewels from the past ...

Hans Brassler star brooch. (J9329)Whiteside and Blank four-leaf clover brooch. (J9088)Art Nouveau Flora brooch. (J9102)



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