Jewelery in the Art Nouveau period used nature as the principle source of inspiration, complemented by new levels of virtuosity in enameling and the introductions of new materials such as semi-precious stones and opals. Art Nouveau Winged Fairy.
Diamond Pendant, c. 1930s, the drop-shape pendant suspending an old cushion-cut diamond weighing 1.96 cts., further set with old European, old single, and rose-cut diamonds, approx. total wt. 6.25 cts., 18kt white gold mount, lg. 3 1/8 in.