Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848–1933) was one of America’s most noted decorative artists at the turn of the 20th century. Son of the founder of Tiffany and Company of New York, Louis Tiffany became vice president and artistic director of the firm upon his father’s death in 1902.

Beginning in 1907, “art jewelry” designed by Louis Tiffany was made at the workshops of Tiffany and Company, where Meta K. Overbeck (American, working ca. 1914–33) one of Tiffany’s principal designers, oversaw Tiffany’s jewelry line after 1914. Fortunately, a book of Meta Overbeck’s original jewelry designs survives in the collection of The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of Art.

Our pendant, crafted of 24k gold overlay with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystals, is based on one of Overbeck’s elegant designs.

Produced in cooperation with The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Winter Park, Florida.

Chain (detachable): 91cm (36")
Magnifier: L 7.6cm (3"); W 3cm (1.5")       
Magnification: 2X

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