A petite and finely made example of jewelry from the 1920's that exemplifies the classical and intricate filigree work done during that decade. With an overall geometric shape, this Art Deco brooch made and marked by Esemco, is feather light with a thin profile that gives the design a glittery airiness. The tiny diamond offers its own bright light and sparkle at the center. This piece is fresh looking and must have been tucked away and well taken care of, or worn infrequently.
The silver has a bright patina without any dents and very little surface wear. The amethyst has smooth surfaces that gleam without any chipping and very little scratching and the faceting is crisp and refractive. There are no irregularities to the setting or signs of solder or repair and the piece has a firm shape.1 1/4 a bit fuller. Antique and vintage pieces have been passed through generations, so its not often you find a piece that has be maintained in its near-original condition.
Such pieces are not only higher in value, but they are also more collectible, as they carry the history of past owners but do not show it. They reveal what the piece would have looked like when it was first created, giving us an insight into a bygone era.Art Deco is one of the first truly international styles, that influenced the design of buildings, furniture, fashion and of course, jewelry. The movement was given a name from the international exposition of Arts De coratifs et Industriels Modernes, that was held in Paris in 1925 and largely dedicated to the jewelry arts. Born out of ideas of modernism and the Industrial Age, this manifested into designs that used Cubism s bold abstraction and rectilinear shapes and combined them with intricate patterning, bold color and symmetry. High-end jewelry design houses like Cartier and Boucheron set the trends in gold and gemstones, which were then emulated by costume jewelry companies in glass or perhaps plastics, and brought to the masses.
_gsrx_vers_837 GS 7.0.15 (837). The item "Vtg 1920's Art Deco 10k White Gold Filigree Diamond Signed Esemco Brooch Pin" is in sale since Wednesday, June 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in Altadena, California. This item can be shipped to United States.