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Antoni Farré “Bird of Paradise” 18kt and Plique a Jour Brooch, Handmade in Spain

$85,000

About

“Bird of Paradise” is as much a piece of art as a piece of jewelry, and it is a testimony to the storied jewelry history of Barcelona, Spain. The delicate plumage, the cascading tailfeathers, and the perfectly arched neck all add up to a finely detailed and exquisitely executed piece of jewelry. This feathered fantasy is a brooch crafted in richly colored 18kt gold. It features both plique a jour enamel and basse taille enamel, and both techniques were executed in traditionally preferred hot-glass enamel instead of the modern cool and quick versions. Approximately 0.85ct of fine diamonds accent the wings and tailfeathers, and the crown of plumage is finished with small lapis lazuli accents. “Bird of Paradise” was crafted by renowned master Antoni Farré of Barcelona, Spain, and it was featured in a book dedicated to his exceptional body of work. -Plique a Jour Enamel -Basse Taille Enamel -Lapis -0.85ct of Diamonds -18kt Gold -brooch measures approximately 86mm x 53mm (3.39" x 2.09") -made in Barcelona, Spain by Antoni Farré

Details

  • Creator
    Antoni Farré
  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Stone Cut
  • Weight
    47.3 g
  • Style
  • Place of Origin
    Spain
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 2005
  • Condition
    This incredible piece came from the original owner, who fastidiously cleaned and boxed the brooch after each wear. It has been remarkably well cared for, and is in the same condition as when I originally sold it new.
  • Seller Location
    Logan, UT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Bird of Paradise Brooch1stDibs: LU101435734441

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    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Logan, UT
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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About the Maker

Cynthia Scott Jewelry

Cynthia Scott's designs are grounded in both a traditional approach to jewelry making and the collector's eye she has cultivated over many years in the gemstone business. She balances old world craftsmanship with exotic gemstones cut to the most precise specifications. Cynthia's lifelong appreciation for art and craftsmanship from bygone eras heavily influences her style, but her aesthetic is approachable, fresh, and ultimately wearable. Her jewelry collections are designed to be worn and loved.
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