1950s Gold Tone Brooch w/ Clear/Garnet Red Crystal Rhinestones
A Fabulous vintage rhinestone brooch from the 1950s. It's very ornamental and dressy with pretty little clear crystal rhinestones set into a gold tone base and surrounding a central prong set square deep garnet red square rhinestone.
It is in very good condition, with just the tiniest bit of tarnishing on the little gold raised dots on the end of the petals, which you wouldn't have noticed if I hadn't told you, but I'm telling you anyway.
This brooch looks much better in real life than my photographs show. I think it looks very royal (although if the Royals had it, it would be much bigger I guess). Maybe Baroque is a better word for the style.
Size: approx. 1.1 inches (2.7cm)
Price: 22 euro
1940s Ornate Filigree Dropper Brooch
A very ornate brooch from the 1940s, with a doubled over gold tone filigree upper section from which hangs three loops of chain with a large clear lucite elongated bicone hanging from the central chain.
The brooch is fastened with a rollover clasp which is in good working order.
The only issue is that the bar/pin that goes through the material you clip it to, has a slight bend in it. This is shown in one of the photos.
Size: approx: 3 1/2 inches long x 2 1/4 inches (8.9cm x 5.6cm)
A wonderful and highly unusual vintage Art Deco style crystal encrusted drop brooch. Made in the 1950s.
A truly beautiful piece with lovely detail. The top section is encrusted with clear crystal rhinestones with a slightly larger crystal top centre. The drop part has a huge central, dagger shaped clear crystal surrounded by smaller clear crystals, and is hinged to the top section giving some movement.
This is a great, heirloom quality brooch, which has never been worn, but is quite old as many years ago it was bought along with other items from a small company Est.1952 that made some of Butler & Wilson's jewellery, and it was amongst the treasure trove!
Size: approx. 2 1/2 inches long x 1 inch wide
Price: 38 euro
Vintage Pearl/Rhinestone Fruit Brooch - 1950s
A cute little brooch from the 1950s made using two glass faux pearls as fruit hanging from a tree twig, with leaves that are encrusted with clear rhinestones. The base is silver tone metal.
I had thought they were apples, but now I think they may be cherries, so I've simply called it fruit, so that you can make up your own mind.
In excellent condition with original stones and no marks on the glass pearls.
Size: approx. 1 1/8 inch x 1 inch
Price: 15 euro
Large Rhinestone AB Floral Brooch - Silver Tone - Vintage 1950s
This brooch from the 1950s, is a large spray bouquet of flowers made of clear crystal faceted rhinestones with an AB (Aurora Borealis) finish, which are prong set into a silver tone base.
The leaves and stems of the bouquet are silver tone.
In very good condition with very little sign of wear, apart from a small amount of tarnishing to the pin. All original stones present.
Brooches don't need to be worn on garments. They look equally good on hats, scarves and bags. I keep mine attached to a heart shaped padded notice board, so they make a lovely decoration to my bedroom when not being used.
This one is a lovely one to add to you vintage jewellery collection.
Size : approx. 2 1/2 inches x 1 1/2 inches
Price: 18 euro
Vintage Trifari Apple Hat/Stick Pin - Gold Plated - 1950s
A lovely Apple hat pin /stick pin made by Trifari in the 1950s. The apple itself is finely ridged, giving a semi-matte effect. The leaf and stalk at the top of the apple are shiny, as are the stick and end stopper.
The apple is hollow at the back and the Trifari signature is on the reverse of the leaf.
In very good condition with no wear visible, This pin has been lovingly looked after.
A lovely addition to your vintage jewellery.
All of my jewellery will arrive beautifully boxed and wrapped.
A somewhat unusual filigree gilt bar pin brooch from Miriam Haskell. Made during the 1950s the brooch is quite large and set with three oval faux pearls. The pearls are held by fancy looped prongs.and there are tiny bead details accenting the brooch.
The brooch fastens with a pin and safety catch which is in perfect working order, and the Miriam Haskell signature is on the reverse, at the centre.
There is some very slight surface wear to one of the smaller pearls which takes the form of a small, (approx.1mm) patch that has worn away. It is barely noticeable because the colour underneath the surface is white also. In the first photo here, it is the pearl nearest to you.
A highly sought after collectable Haskell peice to add to your vintage jewellery collection.
Size: 3 1/8" x 1/2"
Price: 68 euro
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Miriam Haskell established her Miriam Haskell Company in New York City in 1926. From the get-go, her handcrafted floral-themed costume jewellery was a hit with the stylish women of Manhattan, who adored her intricate necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and pins. Haskell loved gilt findings and filigree, faux pearls, Austrian crystal beads, blown glass beads from the island of Murano, and, above all, rose montees.
Clear Crystal Round Wreath Brooch - 1950s
A sparkling clear ice crystal encrusted brooch from the 1950's in the shape of a circular floral wreath.
Each flower has a clear crystal at the centre and smaller crystals on the petals. The leaves have the same smaller crystals as those on the petals.
This pretty brooch is in excellent, as new condition.