Rare French Art Nouveau Orchid pin by Gautrait with enamel on gold. Gautrait, Lalique and other French jewelers were, no doubt, inspired by the famous Orchid brooches by Paulding Farnham for Tiffany that won so many awards at the Paris Expositions. This orchid looks so real - you can almost smell the sweet fragrance.
The jewelers of the Art Nouveau period to were masters at creating small, life-like flowers in enamel and gold. This beautiful iris brooch is a wonderful example of Art Nouveau artistry. Crafted in gold a