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Stunning Amsterdam School brooch

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Posted 1 year ago

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Newtimes
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I m really proud I found this one. I bought it a few weeks ago from a friend of mine. She is more interested in old glass and pottery, and she sure has good taste! When I saw she sold this brooch I just had to have it.
Its definatly Amsterdam School, though I m sure you guys would think its Arts and Crafts.
The Amsterdam School (Dutch: Amsterdamse School) is a style of architecture that arose from 1910 through about 1930 in The Netherlands. The Amsterdam School movement is part of international Expressionist architecture.
Of course, it wasn't only buildings, they did some jewelry and other crafts too.
So this brooch is white metal and (I think chrysophase) and it dates from the twenties. It has a hammered effect on the front and it has a tube hinge and C-clasp.
I hope you enjoy it!

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Mooie Amsterdamse School Broche!
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 1 year ago
    This hammered patern is characteristic for jewelry Amsterdamse school style, lucky find, beautiful!
  3. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 1 year ago
    It's beautiful.
  4. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 1 year ago
    Made in the form of a sand dollar! RER
  5. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thanks DrFluffy, vetraio50 and tom613 for loving my brooch and thanks Loumanal, DrFluffy, Agram and vetraio50 for your nice comments!
  6. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Loumanal, thank you for calling it sand dollar. Thanks to you now I know how the little things I always find on the beach are called!
  7. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 1 year ago
    Yes you are correct. It's chrysoprase. Lovely xoxoxo
  8. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    vetraio, you speak dutch very well. Zullen we dan maar in het nederlands verder praten? :-)))
  9. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 1 year ago
    Such an amazing simplicity!
  10. AmberRose AmberRose, 1 year ago
    Absolutely lovely!
  11. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Thanks AmberRose, valentino, austrohungaro, moonstonelover and freiheit for your loving comments and for appreciating my brooch

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