British jewellery brand Askew London
The Black Prince – Rare brooch by the famous British jewellery brand Askew London. Ornaments and figurines and sculptures depicting blacks – Blackamoor were incredibly popular in the Middle Ages in Europe. 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 are incredibly popular. Despite globalization, they have not lost a veil of mystery and exoticism. This rare brooch by the famous British brand Askew London, 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. Beautiful brooch – a rare and interesting! Marked – Askew London.
Askew, a small family enterprise for the production of jewelry (mainly necklaces) was opened in 1979 in the suburbs of London under the direction of Ms. Susan Askew. All products are made by hand, the main materials are 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 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.
This large brooch by known English jewellery brand looks elegant, thanks to the light, semi-transparent design and soft colors. Brooch is made in the traditional for Askew London brushed metal color of Russian gold with a slight patina. The butterfly is adorned with a milky turquoise cabochon and blue and green crystals.
Elephant’s head impressive large brooch of jewellery alloy, gold plated. The basis of openwork relief depicts an elephant’s head, decorated with floral ornaments and glass crystals and emerald cabochon. Handmade, marked – Askew London, England.
Brooch ‘Wildcats’ from the first collections of the 1980s, the most valuable to collectors. Brooch made of brass alloy and is covered with gold inserts – old Czech glass of coral color. Excellent details show every muscle on the body of panthers, every vein on the leaves in the bottom of the brooch.
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