Nouveau Joyas

In the last decades of the 19th Century, the jewelry world became greatly influenced by artist Lluís Masriera, and his Art Nouveau designs filled with fantasy, floral, serpentine elements and feminine sensuality.
Words by Sandy Lindsey | September 26, 2023 | Luxury

Born into a family of artists, painters, enamellers and jewelers firmly linked to the cultural and artistic life of Barcelona, he opened his first workshop in the city to explore new creative channels. This resulted in Masriera Nymphs, which celebrate the most magical side of the Art Nouveau jewelry universe. The $13,600 Winged Love Pendant Brooch, represents woman at her most sensual yet playful self. The feminine yearning for freedom features 18kt yellow gold with “plique-à-jour” and “basse taille” fired enamel, 61 brilliant cut diamonds (0.23 ct.) and 3 blue sapphires (0.93 ct.);