Art Nouveau

Antique Art Nouveau Irises Locket Pill Box Pendant

$ 860.00

My Grandmother grew Irises like this one on her farm in Virginia. Big, frilly heirloom Irises that scented the air with a thick heady smell in early summer. She had a row of them the length of the back of the house and 4 feet wide, they bloomed for weeks on end. When I was ensconced in my little room under the eaves, listening to the crickets and the peepers, I could smell that rich sweet musk coming in on the evening breeze. Now I have them in my garden, my grandmothers Irises that were her Grandmother's before her and her Grandmother's before that. This pendant is so beautiful I can almost smell them. It's an heirloom, too.

This fabulous Art Nouveau piece is part locket, part pill box, and all kinds of wonderful. Featuring repoussed iris on both front and back, this pieces was hand crafted around 1900 and measures 57.7 mm north to south and 38 mm across, it’s 18 mm deep. It wasn’t meant to hold photos, really, but you can put whatever you like inside, or nothing at all! This unmarked pendant tests as min. 830 silver and weighs 19 grams.

I offer a 3-5 payment layaway on most items purchased for full retail price, please inquire if you are interested in setting up a layaway. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only.

I always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase. If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let me know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations!

ITEM ID: LTA24102VA

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