Diadem 1

An extremely beautiful unrecorded Diadem by Archibald Knox.

The fiery central opal is set amongst gold entrelacs of flowers and foliage enriched with superb plique-à-jour enamel.

The reverse is embossed with a butterfly motif.

This is a metamorphic jewel being adjustable to both a diadem and a decorative comb.

Designed for Liberty & C0. c 1900.

Photographs and description courtesy of Tadema Gallery.