An Art Nouveau Revival of jewelry designs was popular again in the l980s, and this oval locket brooch is from that period. The brooch is large and made of brass. Dangling from the lovely lady’s repousse portrait-element is an oval locket. Both have highlights of soft purple and blue color to them.
Over all this romantic, feminine, floral themed brooch and locket are in very good vintage condition. However, there are a few light scratches to the locket front (see picture 4), and some gentle wear along the locket edge and inside; a small bend in the pin, which works fine. The locket fastener is tight and at first seems a little hard to open, but works and holds well. There is a warm patina to the metal and along with its raised designs add vintage charm.
The lady measures 1 5/8” tall and 1.5” wide; the locket 7/8” by 1 1/8” with the inside picture space 7/8” by 5/8”. Together, the total brooch size is 3” long and 1.5” wide. In an age of digital pictures and constant change, to have a permanent picture next to your heart of someone you love is charming. The pictures provide more perspective on the vintage condition and Art Nouveau charm of this distinguished locket brooch.
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