Antique micro-mosaic of two dancing doves amidst a cornflower blue background outlined in red, white, and blue border scalloped in a gold frame.
Micro-mosaics are a type of mosaics comprised of tiny fragments of glass called tesserae, hand arranged on a copper or gold tray to create a scene, portrait, or landscape. The process is extremely laborious and a painstaking skill.
Material: colored glass
Metal: 18k yellow gold frame - acid tested, 14k pin
Dimensions: 1 1/16 inch (L) x 1 1/16 inch (W)
Condition: please note that some of the tesserae have been lost over the years - please refer to the images for more detail.