Marie-Christine PAVONE Broche Oie Sauvage Noir et Jaune
Amazingly recognizable and elegant design black wild goose brooch by
Marie-Christine Pavone. It is made by hand in 2 layers. The round back layer is
made from a thin disc of galalith dyed a silky yellow with an orange wash
towards the rim.. The goose is made of piano black galalith. Finished with a
nice shade of red for the beak and for the feet, a brown shiny glass ball as
eye. Yet another animal design in such a recognizable posture and amazing
colors typical for Marie-Christine Pavone's work. Large brooch measuring 3 1/2
inch (9 cm) both ways including beak and warning wing. Galalith is 1/8 inch
thick for the disc, close to 1/4 inch for the goose. Signed by hand at the
back. Excellent unworn condition.
The photos shown are of the actual item you are purchasing.
Pavone jewels are fancy brooches, earrings, bracelets and necklaces made with
the help of ancient techniques of handcrafted galalith, bakelite and lucite.
Galalith is the most used material in the creation of Pavone jewelry. Galalith
is made from the casein of milk hence its name, "gala" (milk) and lithos
(stone). Discovered at the end of the 19th century, it is the ancestor of
This brooch is an original piece of work handmade by Marie-Christine Pavone in
her Paris Studio. Marie-Christine’s brooches are all individual works of art
which take up to three weeks to create. The brooches are hand cut from old
Galalith, (they are not molded or laser cut). The Galalith starts of as a milky
white and is then dyed and impregnated in order to achieve the bold and vibrant
iridescent colors and silky appearance. Every stage of the brooch production is
done by hand. The magic Marie-Christine puts into her galalith items, the
liveliness it brings is her trademark, they cannot be mistaken.
The creation of Pavone jewels began more than twenty years ago, trends and
styles mixing old and new. Each item is signed and has a name; it is a unique
and rare jewel, that can bring a very personal and original touch to your
Please treat your jewelry with care and do not drop it on hard surfaces. Avoid
contact with perfumes, lotions and sunscreen as they may dull or damage the
galalith and surface decoration.
Note that colors may not always be captured right in a photograph and can
appear very different on different screens. If you have any doubts or
questions, please ask before ordering to avoid disappointment. Also bear in
mind that handmade means little imperfections may occur.