This brooch is an ode to the Girl with a Pearl Earring. The brooch is accompanied by a beautiful storage box.
Size: 41mm x 51mm
Material: metal with enamel colors
Do not use in combination with a pacemaker.
“There is no more Hague icon than this masterpiece by Johannes Vermeer,” says Michael Barnaart. “As the Dutch equivalent of the Mona Lisa, the Girl with a Pearl Earring in the Mauritshuis delights people from all over the world.”
In addition to the beauty and the keen eye that Golden Age painter Vermeer gave the mysterious youngster, the use of color and the composition are also of such simplicity and strength that the image immediately takes hold. This iconic quality inspired Michael Barnaart to design a brooch inspired by the painting: “By simplifying the colors even further and abstracting the shapes, an exciting interplay of geometric elements has been created. With the pearl as the centerpiece, of course.”
The enamelled brooches are engraved and each has its own number. This new piece of jewelry fits into Barnaart’s design tradition, in which strong images from both high and popular culture play an important role.
In addition to the brooch, there is now also a bag charm and key ring available.
View the other brooches here.
Discover the painting in the Mauritshuis.