18 karat yellow gold and Plique a jour enamel floral brooch. Featuring 30 round diamonds weighing 0.26 carats and oval dropped pearl. Signed Masriera
The name Masriera is not only a synonym for artistic jewellery, but also much more: Catalan modernist jewellery, a world focussed on the symbolic trends of Art Nouveau. The name Masriera is completely inseparable from the artistic and cultural life in Barcelona in the last decades of the 19th century until the first decades of the 20th century.
Masriera’s jewels focus on floral, serpentine elements and feminine sensuality, but the true iconographic revolution came from the magical fusion between woman and nature, spawning the popular fairies, nymphs, naiads and insect-women.