In its day, the stunning Art Nouveau belt buckle showcased in this necklace would have adorned the tightly cinched waist of an elegant Victorian gown. We added some extra bling by lining its center with a lovely piece of cut steel banding.
In this piece:
Antique Art Nouveau brass belt buckle, 2 1/4” wide, circa 1890-1900, with applied cut steel banding, circa 1880
Eight brass filigree connectors, made in the USA in vintage dies
Handmade 4 ½” tassel with stamped brass tulip bead cap, and brass and glass beads