203006 ... German Sterling Plique-A-Jour Enamel Flower Bouquet Pin ...$25.00
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050313 . . . Gilded Potmetal Glass Bead Stamens & R/S Enamel Flower Brooch . . .$35.00
This lovely older flower is gold gilt over potmetal and measures 2 1/8" by 1 7/8". The construction is 2 piece, with the top of the flower riveted to the rest. The flower head is deep and holds a cluster of glass beads all on wire stems twisted togethwer inside the flower. Close-up(click here) The beads are 6mm and are in jeweltones. There are rows of pasteset clear rhinestone rounds on the flowerhead. Unsigned- in very nice condition for it's age- does show some "high spot" wear to the goldtone. Back(click here)
040135 . . . Hobe' Sterling Floral Bouquet Brooch . . .$95.00
This beautiful brooch is more intricate than many of the Hobe' Bouquets that I have seen. It measures 3 1/8" by 2" and is just overflowing with sterling roses and forget-me-nots! It has a depth of 5/8" and a medium patina. Close-up(click here) The stems are gathered with a flower topped ribbon and there are several detailed leaves behind the flowers. All of the flowerheads are on separate stems and all are intact. The back is signed on a rectangle under the hinge- Hobe' STERLING DESIGN PAT'D. This heavy piece is in excellent condition -especially for it's 60 plus years! Back(click here)
011025 . . . LN/ 25 Green Glass Cab Bouquet Brooch . . .$25.00
Cast in potmetal- this older brooch is rather heavy and has a mellow goldtone finish. Measuring 3" by 1 7/8"- there are three 12mm X 10mm emerald green glass prongset cabochons that have a faceted edge for flowers. Many, Many leaves and the branch is held by a ribbon tied in a bow. Nice detailing and form on the leaves and fluid movement throughout. Some minute spotting in the foil on the back of the cabs (they are openbacked). Signed LN/25 inside a diamond shaped raised plaque. In great condition! Back(click here)
070117 . . . Hollycraft Blue & Peridot Rhinestone Flower Brooch . . .$40.00
This silvertone brooch measures 2 1/4" by 1 3/4" and the flower centers are domed to a height of 3/4" and 1/2". The flowerheads have layers of petals with rhinestones pasteset down inside. The larger flower has 2 rows of cornflower blue, 1 row of peridot green and 1 row of emerald green rhinestone petals. The smaller flowerhead has 1 row of peridot green and 2 rows of cornflower blue rhinestones. They each have an emerald green center. The leaves are also studded with emerald green rhinestone rounds. The rhodium coating is very heavy and has been antiqued in places. Signed HOLLYCRAFT (no date) and a copyright symbol inside a raised banner on the back. In like new condition. Back(click here)
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