Over and over in our descriptions, you will see “brass stamping made today in the USA in antique dies.” The lovely Art Nouveau maiden seen here is a fabulous example of what we are talking about. The steel dies from which it is struck were carved in the earliest part of the 20th century, when Art Nouveau motifs were popular. It is still made by one of a handful of companies in New England that have continuously produced brass stampings for the domestic jewelry industry since before WWI.
- two brass stampings made today in the USA in antique dies.
- 11 mm cherry red glass and goldstone lampworked Cherry Brand cabochon.
- Czech glass bead chain.
- 16-20 inch length.