Art Deco Diamond and Carved Rock Crystal Pin Brooch by Cartier Paris
A symmetrical Art Deco gem-set jabot pin by Cartier Paris. The head and tail each designed as a leaf, a pearl-set in carved rock crystal framed by a rose cut diamond border, set in platinum. Makers mark, French hallmarks for platinum & 18k gold, signed Cartier. Length 6.8cm (=6.7 inches). Circa 1930s.
Cartier thrived in the Art Deco period (1930-40s). Some of the Maison’s most iconic pieces were created during this time. Vanity cases and smoking accessories, such cigarette case and lighters provided new forms for jewellers to experiment.
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