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Art Nouveau Diamond & Enamel Violet Honeymoon Pin by Larter

Art Nouveau Diamond & Enamel Violet Honeymoon Pin by Larter


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Art Nouveau: Pre 1920: Item # 1427047
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A lovely Art Nouveau honeymoon pin in 14K yellow gold featuring an enameled violet centered with a small old European cut diamond. The petals are are worked in delicate shades of purple, cream marroon and are finished with repousse gold borders frequently sometimes seen in Larter enamels. In the Victorian flower language, the combination of a crescent moon shape with a flower was suggestive of the word "honeymoon." Small pins such as this were popular gifts for a new bride. The back is stamped with Larter's 14K hallmark.
  • Origin: America, ca 1900
  • Condition: excellent, no enamel loss
  • Dimensions: 1-1/16" x 9/16"
  • Weight: 2.0 grams
  • Approximate Diamond Weight: .03 carat
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