Vintage Italian Micromosaic Mandolin Floral Brooch

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Capture the essence of vintage elegance with this exquisite Italian mandolin shaped micro mosaic brooch, a radiant burst of color and intricate craftsmanship that adds a touch of timeless charm to your collection.

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Vintage Italian Micromosaic Mandolin Floral Brooch

Adorn yourself with the vibrant beauty of this vintage exquiste Italian micro mosaic brooch from the 1930s! 🌺🌼This delicate mandolin shaped pin showcases meticulous craftsmanship, featuring blue and white tesserae meticulously geometrically arranged and forming a beautiful orange floral mosaic in the center. 🌼 

A superb example of the souvenir trade for the "Grand Tour". In Italy, the term micromosaic is used for all the jewelry made using the mosaic technique, no matter the size of the tesserae, but the smaller the size of the tesserae the more expensive the jewelry piece will be. 

In very good vintage condition with very little tarnish at the back, it retains its original allure with no missing tesserae. It is finished with a safety pin clasp. It is unmarked but definitely made in Italy.

Elevate your style with this colorful and unique piece of history!

A fabulous addition to any vintage mosaic collection or a very lovely gift!

Dimensions:  length  1 3/4"  width 1" 

By purchasing this item, you are contributing to a more sustainable fashion future. All jewelry comes gift packaged in organza bags or gift boxes.  Please note that most of the jewelry photos are taken at 5 to 10X magnification. This shows any blemishes much more magnified than they really are. Please check dimensions as items might look bigger in pictures.

Micro mosaic and mosaic date back to the Roman Empire. It became popular to wear micro mosaic jewelry in the 17th – 19th centuries as rich European families were touring Europe especially Italy. 

Italian craftsmen turned their glass making skills into the production of micro mosaic and mosaic jewelry for their rich visitors.

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