This art nouveau necklace shows off a lovely lipstick red vintage Cherry Brand Japanese glass cabochon.
We were delighted to discover a box of these beauties on a recent button hunting trip still wrapped in paper featuring the distinctive Cherry Brand orange sakura blossom label.
Cherry Brand glass was made in Osaka by Japanese rice farmers moonlighting as glass artisans during the American occupation of Japan after WWII.
Read more on our Buttonology Blog: The Epic Story of Cherry Brand Glass
The Art Nouveau brass stamping hanging from the cabochon was carved in the early 20th-century.
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