Inspired by the opulence of Italy's powerful Medici family, our bejeweled butterfly pin alights on a sweater or lapel for a touch of Renaissance luxury. The Medicis were a wealthy political dynasty who dominated Florence for centuries beginning in the 1300s, and their support of artists and architects paved the way for the Renaissance. A father and son jewelry-making studio in the northern city of Vicenza creates this golden butterflyfarfalla in Italianusing the lost-wax casting method.
Handcrafted in Vicenza, Italy. 18-karat gold-plated sterling silver with pearl, emerald, and ruby. 2"W x 1 1/4"H.