Floral Micro-Mosaic Bracelet
The ancient technique of micro mosaics was first applied to jewelry in the 18th century when the ability to make miniature glass tiles, called tesserae, was developed. The inlaid floral design centering this stunning hand-made Floral Micro-Mosaic Bracelet is complemented by a leather exterior and 24k gold-toned trim. Hinged clasp. Handmade in Italy. 2.75"dia.
Reminds us of breathtaking Italian micro-mosaic jewelry pieces in our Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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