A wonderful large butterfly wing brooch. The Art Deco sterling silver frame holds a romantic picture of a woman in a full crinoline dress, the iridescent blue of the butterfly wings here utilised to perfection to form the azure blue and texturised look of her wonderful dress!
This brooch is in excellent condition with no damage to the butterfly wings.
A unique and stunning example of English butterfly wing jewellery from the 1920's. This form of jewellery was an innovation unique to the United Kingdom, in the Art Deco era, whereby a picture was artfully and reverse hand painted onto glass, then the butterfly wings carefully set to complete the vivid colouring and detail! An Art Deco masterpiece in an affordable jewel.
It makes a perfect present for the Art Deco enthusiast! Or just a wonderful gift for yourself!
These brooches are very susceptible to moisture and this piece would need to be kept dry, and looked after to ensure its wonderful condition and enduring beauty into the future.
The brooch is approx 6cm across and 4 cms wide at its widest point.