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Favrile Glass Scarab Earrings by Louis Comfort Tiffany
- These earrings were crafted by legendary designer Louis Comfort Tiffany for Tiffany & Co.
- They incorporate Tiffany's signature Favrile glass in the form of scarab beetles in a gold setting
- Inspired by the glass of ancient Rome, the Favrile beetles display a luminescent coloration
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Best remembered. . .
Best remembered for his stained glass windows and lamps, along with his Favrile glass creations, Louis Comfort Tiffany did not begin crafting jewelry until 1902. Inspired by the fluidity and translucence of ancient Roman and Middle Eastern glass, Louis C. Tiffany produced blown glass with opalescent and iridescent colored finishes, which he dubbed "Favrile," between 1891 and 1928. The present piece combines the best aspects of Tiffany’s diverse output, including his famed Favrile glass, a keen eye for design and the nature-inspired Art Nouveau aesthetics he perfected.
Signed “Tiffany & Co.”
1 1/4" length