Gold, Pearl and Enamel Terrier Brooch

  • This charming terrier brooch by Riker Brothers is guaranteed to brighten anyone's day
  • Its detail and artistry exemplify Riker Brothers marvelous work
  • Riker Brothers were one of the few American companies to create plique-á-jour enamel jewelry
  • Their jewelry is extremely rare and highly collectible
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Item No. 31-4317

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This charming terrier brooch by Riker Brothers is guaranteed to brighten anyone's day. Meticulously crafted of 14K yellow gold, pearl and enamel, the detail and artistry exemplify Riker Brothers' marvelous work.

In the early 19th century, Newark, New Jersey was a thriving center of jewelry manufacturing, and RIker Brothers were the finest of these firms. Their gold and platinum creations were of exceptional quality, and they were one of the few American companies to create plique-á-jour enamel jewelry. The firm's founder, William Riker, was awarded several patents for mechanical jewelry ornamentation processes. Today, Riker Brothers jewelry is extremely rare and highly collectible.

Circa 1890

1" length
Gold, Pearl and Enamel Terrier Brooch
Period: 19th Century
Origin: America
Type: Brooches
Diameter: 0.98 Inches
Style: Art Nouveau
Gold, Pearl and Enamel Terrier Brooch
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