Antique Orchid Brooch by Hedges & Co.

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Antique orchid flower brooch with vari-colored green, ivory, and purple enamel, set in 14k gold with a diamond and natural pearl.

By Hedges & Co., Newark, New Jersey ca. 1900.
Width: 1 1/4 in.

The city of Newark was a major center of jewelry production in the late nineteenth century. Established in 1877, the firm Hedges & Co. was one of the largest manufacturers of enameled jewelry and particularly known for their floral jewels.

This item is available for purchase in the ALVR shop.


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