205018 . . . Amethyst & Purple AB Rhinestone Starburst Flower Brooch . . .$35.00
This is a GORGEOUS Flower in my favorite color! All stones are prongset into goldtone and all of the marquis shaped stones are openbacked and unfoiled. Measuring 3" by 2 1/4", this piece reminds me of Schreiner. The flower head has a center HUGE oval amethyst rhinestone surrounded by amethyst skinny marquis stones. Thay are layered so that the ones on one side tilt downward, on the other side- they tilt upward. A very striking design. Close-up(click here) The stem has has deep purply-blue AB rhinestone rounds with an amethyst navette leaf and another set of leaves riveted with AB and purple rhinestone rounds. Both the flower head and the leaf set are attached by a wire. Back(click here)
040106 . . . Trembler Potmetal Blue Enamel & R/S Flower Brooch . . .$45.00
Measuring 2 3/4" by 1 1/2", this lovely old brooch is quite heavy and in good condition for it's age. The flower headClose-up(click here) is open in the center and has a red rhinestone group of stamens on a spring that move when you do! The flower is handpainted enamel in shades of blue and the leaves are shaded greens. There are pave' rhinestones around the lower edge of the flower- some have been replaced. This is a heavy potmetal cast piece- the back is in excellent condition also- unlike so many from this period! The enameling is wonderful- a great 1930's piece! Back(click here)
203005. . . Enameled & Handpainted Violets Bouquet Brass Brooch . . .$35.00
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080112 . . . Lucite Aquamarine Stone & Rhinestone Potmetal Flower Brooch . . .$20.00
This early flower is potmetal and has beautiful faceted 12X10mm Aquamarine stones- they are plastic, but shine like unfoiled glass! All are prongset and without any scratching or scuffing. The stem and leaves are filled with pasteset rhinestone clears. The brooch measures 2 3/4" by 1 7/8". One spot of wear on the back of a leaftip- otherwise in Excellent Condition. Back(click here)
080113 . . . Lucite Colored Stones & Rhinestone Potmetal Flower Brooch . . .$20.00
This flower is just like the other I have - only this one has pastel colored plastic "stones". Measuring 2 3/4" by 1 7/8", it is made of potmetal that shows tarnishing in areas Back(click here). The front is not affected and I'm not sure why it's there! The 12X10mm oval faceted lucite pieces are Aquamarine, Hot Pink, and 2 colors of Yellow (2 of one, 3 of the other). They are prongset, without scratching or scuffing and have a good reflection quality. The stem and leaves contain pasteset rhinestone clears. A Wonderful Old Piece!
061523 . . . Weiss Like Glass & Rhinestone Flower Brooch . . .$16.00
Measuring 3 1/4" by 1 5/8", this looks like to be made like many Weiss flowers I have seen (this one is unsigned). The center glass cabochon oval is 18X14mm and imitates turquoise. The pear shaped white glass cabochon petals are reverse set so that the points are on top. These are prongset- the center is glued. The goldtone stem is twisted and has 3 green enameled leaves centered by an emerald green prongset rhinestone round. There is some wear to the high points of the enamel. The stones and mellow goldtone are in excellent condition! Back(click here)
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