[Walters Art Museum]
Tiffany and Co. c. 1900
At the turn of the 20th century Tiffany and Co. produced a number of fabulous, realistic floral broaches. This extravagent example designed by G. Paulding Furnham was in the firm's display at the Exposition Universelle of 1900.
137 Montana Sapphires, demantoid garnets, topaz, diamonds, gold, oxidized silver, platinum aperture=f2.8 focal length: 60.0 mm exposure 1/25 sec ISO: 1250