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British jewellery brand Askew London

The Black Prince - Rare brooch by the famous British jewellery brand Askew London

Rare brooch ‘The Black Prince’. Made by the famous British jewellery brand Askew London

British jewellery brand Askew London
Noteworthy, ornaments, figurines and sculptures depicting blacks, and in particular, Blackamoor were incredibly popular in the Middle Ages in Europe. For example, on the table of great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin stood a statue of black African as a reminder of his glorious ancestors … And to this day, such decorations remain incredibly popular. Despite globalization, they have not lost a veil of mystery and exoticism. This rare brooch depicts the black prince in a luxurious dress. Brushed metal colored Russian gold decorated with colored crystals and pearls in his ears, we see Prince earrings with red crystals. Exotic headdress completes his outfit.
Opened in 1979 in the suburbs of London under the direction of Ms. Susan Askew, it became a small family enterprise for the production of jewelry (mainly necklaces). Traditionally, Askew jewelers made all products by hand, and the main materials were brass and alloys containing copper. Further decorations covered with gold (24 carats) or silver-plated. For cabochons used mainly old semi-precious stones, as well as Japanese art glass of the highest quality.

The Black Prince brooch marked Askew London

The Black Prince brooch marked Askew London

The company exists to this day, producing limited editions of jewelry, which immediately become the object of fans and collectors of this brand. Among fans of Askew London are representatives of British Bohemia – Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Victoria Beckham and others.

Blackamoor earrings by Askew London

Blackamoor earrings by Askew London

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Butterfly brooch adorned with a milky turquoise cabochon and blue and green crystals

This large brooch looks elegant, thanks to the light, semi-transparent design and soft colors. Made in the traditional for Askew London brushed metal color of Russian gold with a slight patina.

British jewellery brand Askew London

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