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Masriera – master jeweller

February 5th, 2009 · No Comments

The 1890s saw a renaissance in Barcelona, the Catalonian city becoming a centre for avant-garde art with its own version of Art Nouveau, which was turned Modernisme. At around the same time, a jeweller named Lluis Masriera – the creator of these jewels – was about to burst onto the scene. The third generation of a family of jewellers – his grandfather, Josep, had founded the business in 1839 – Masriera was truly gifted.

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