This graceful iris and fanciful humming bird from Jay Strongwater was handcrafted in the USA. It is lavender, green and gold hand painted enamel over metal, with hand-set clear, pink and gold Swarovski crystals with gold-tone trim. At the bottom of the pin is a sweet little ladybug clutch decorated with hand set clear and pink Swarovski crystals. This pin measures 3″H x 1 63/100″W.
This pin is retired and arrives new with the original price tag and and extra plain clutch in an attractive Jay Strongwater Box with foam inserts for protection when shipping and storing as well as a certificate of authenticity. Suggested Retail Price is $125.
Jay Strongwater’s jewelry and accessory lines are sold at Sak’s Fifth Avenue, Henri Bendel, Nieman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman department stores. His high quality work is considered as new age Faberge. Designs by Strongwater include picture frames, decorative boxes, compacts, home accents, lipstick cases, vanity trays, bookmarks, figurines, key rings, mini frames, napkin rings, perfume bottles, pins, purse sprays, tabletops items, vanity jars/mirrors, vases, wine stoppers and candlesticks. His jewelry and accessories are of the highest quality in designs and workmanship and, therefore, sell for high end prices.
Jay Strongwater’s designs are instantly recognized by the swirled and layered enamel paint, the hand-placed clear and colored Swarovski crystals and a lighthearted use of motifs. His designs are hand-painted enamel over metal (filigreed, pewter, antique brass, and silver plate) and hand-set with Swarovski crystals using old-world hand crafted techniques. His outstanding designs are taken from nature like leaves and flowers and/or animals to include butterflies, frogs, salamanders, and dragonflies.Jay Strongwater thinks like a jeweler whether he’s working on a candlestick, a wine stopper or a clock. He knows how to set a stone so it has the right sparkle.