At the beginning of the 20th century, the Victorian era came to an end jewelry became less serious and more fanciful. This pretty sash pin is an example of the popularity of the style known as Chinoiserie, the purposefully patinated brass adding to the feel of antiquity. Also present in the design of this brooch is the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement which elevated simple inexpensive materials into beautiful jewels. The mottled glass "gem" in this brooch has silver veins in it, an unusual technique. This brooch is perfect for your winter coat
Materials: Brass and art glass.
Era: Circa 1910
Condition: Very good antique condition.