This exquisite Jay Strongwater Oval Victorian Frame is beautifully decorated with flowers, stars bursts, leavles, grasses and an adventuresome little turtle. This art deco frame is hand painted enamel gold, green, pink, lavender and with brown highlights over gold toned metal. It has hand-set deep purple, pink, blue, green and clear Swarovski® crystals. The back of the frame features a crown at the middle of the stand that has handset pink stone and as well as hand painted enamel in green, blue and deep mauve. There are decorative clasps to hold the photo in the frame that are decorated around three screws in the rear of the frame. The frame holds a 4″ x 6″ photo.
This frame is a retired piece that is brand new. It is handcrafted in the USA and arrives in it’s original attractive Jay Strongwater Box with foam inserts and a fabric pouch for protection when shipping and storing. It also has a small screwdriver for changing the picture in the frame. Suggested Retail Price is $795.
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.