Nenuphar Large Rock Crystal Brooch
£9,600
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Large Nenuphar Brooch in 18ct white gold set with rock crystal. Inspired by waterlilies - the Symbol of Upper Egypt. From the journey to Egypt.

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Nenuphar

Means 'waterlily' and was the symbol of Upper Egpyt (the papyrus was the symbol of lower egypt). They were found carved on tombs, and temples and floating in the sacred lake at Karnak. The design existed in various sizes, and was made in gold and also in pave diamonds; the most popular form was as a necklace pendant.

Craftsmanship and Sourcing

All Cassandra Goad jewellery is designed and made in the workshops in London.
As a gemmologist, the chemical composition and properties of gemstones have always fascinated Cassandra. Ever in search of the unusual and rare, she travels the world to source beautiful gemstones, either in the rough or cut form. The craftsman works as an artist recreating the design in metal, his interpretation is vital to the overall feel of the jewel. The jewel is then mounted, assayed , polished and set. Many of Cassandra's jewels can be hand engraved with a personal message to make a unique bespoke gift.

Egypt

Roses have been known since ancient times and Cleopatra is said to have prepared her barge with rose petals' before meeting Anthony... the Rose designs were inspired both by Cassandra's love of roses and this epic story. Reading the story of Lord Carnarvon, the Rosetta stone, of Champollion and his race to read the hieroglyphics, the Alice letters were born- now a well loved jewel of Cassandra's Classic Collection.

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