Displaying Items in:
Brooches and Pins
Vintage Jomaz Blue Glass Organic Design Layered Brooch: This unusual and graceful organic design from Jomaz features sweeping tendrils of ribbed, textured gold plated metal, layered and curled around a large robin's egg blue glass cabochon. The brooch evokes the feel of sea life swaying in the current! The brooch measures 2 1/2 by 1 7/8 and is signed Jomaz. There is light wear to the back, but any difference in color on the front is reflection. The brooch is signed Jomaz(c).
Vintage 1930's Blue Art Glass Peacock Figural Brooch: This graceful vintage peacock brooch is crafted in silver tone pot metal. The fanned out tail is set with teardrop art glass stones, a lovely swirling of baby blue and cream with a bit of a cats eye effect. The base of the tail is detailed with tiny individual feathers with a faint wash of baby blue enamel. The body used to have a light wash of blue enamel but most has worn off over time. The crest is set with three light pink rhinestones. These brooches came in many variations and are a treat to find! As with most of the peacocks, this one is unsigned. The brooch measures 2 1/4 by 2".
Vintage Signed Kramer Pierced Molded Lucite flower and Faux Jade Brooch: This lovely vintage brooch from Kramer features a white molded and pierced lucite center in a lovely flower motif. The lucite center is prong set and surrounded with jade colored glass balls, giving this brooch a touch of an Asian feel. The ornate setting is crafted in antique gold tone metal. The brooch is in excellent condition, measures 2 by 1 1/2" and is signed Kramer(c).
Lovely Antique Edwardian Banded Agate Brooch: This lovely antique Edwardian brooch features a banded agate, the transparent material swirled with caramel and sienna colors in a gold plated frame bordered with tiny dots. the bbrooch is in amazing condition for its age, the plating almost pristine. Oval in shape, the brooch measures 1 1/4 by 7/8" and is unsigned. The old style roll over clasp holds quite securely.
Vintage Judy Lee Aqua Navette and Blue AB Layered Rhinestone Brooch: This stunning vintage brooch from Judy Lee features glittering navette rhinestones in two layers alternating around the brooch. The high dome center is set with three sizes of blue AB rhinestones, all in silver tone metal. The riveted, swedged construction of this brooch allows for a lot of bling in a lighter weight piece. The brooch measures 2 1/2", is in excellent condition and is signed Judy Lee.
Vintage Chinese Export Carved Carnelian Agate Lotus Flower Silver Vermeil Brooch: This lovely vintage Chinese export brooch is crafted in silver vermeil. The center stone is a beautifully carved carnelian agate lotus flower motif. The back of the brooch is delicate filigree wire work. It appears at some time the original clasp was stabilized, and this was well done. The brooch has a tube hinge and c-clasp closure. The brooch does test as silver, most likely 800 silver as was commonly used on the early pieces. The lovely beaded edge frames the center stone beautifully. The brooch measures 1 3/4 by 1 1/4" and is unsigned.
Vintage Art Deco Sterling Silver Marcasite Black Onyx and Mother-of-Pearl Brooch: This gorgeous art deco brooch is crafted in sterling silver and set with an elongated emerald cut black onyx as the focal point. The black onyx is flanked on either side with shimmering mother-of-pearl inlay, with more MOP accenting the top and bottom. The stepped, angular design is set with sparkling marcasites, each stone bead set. The silver has a nice weight, the design classic deco. The brooch is marked 925 and measures 2 1/4 by 1 1/8".
Vintage 1940s Green Enamel Rhinestone Bellflower Brooch: This lovely vintage 1940's pot metal brooch features a bellflower bouquet, each dimensional flower adorned with accents of deep green enamel and sparkling clear and green rhinestones. The gold plated brooch is layered and dimensional. The open work leaves are also accented with green enamel. The front is in excellent condition, the back shows age related plating wear. This unusual brooch measures 3 1/4 by 2" and is unsigned.
Vintage 1941 Unsigned Rice-Weiner Water Carrier Brooch: This wonderful figural Chinese water carrier brooch was designed by L.C. Mark for Rice-Weiner, with a patent date of Sept. 16, 1941, patent number 129,573. There were several design versions of this brooch, and this one is quite nice! The large figural has a red enamel shirt and rhinestone studded shorts. The rhinestones were mostly missing when I received him, the few left a disaster, so I replaced all of his rhinestones with clear, the original color. Two different size Venetian "wedding cake" beads are suspended from his pole. His plating is in wonderful shape, with slight wear to his nose and a spot on his cheek. He is a very nice size at 3 by 2 3/4", and is unsigned, but verified by design and patent.
Vintage Red Rhinestone Layered Floral Spray Brooch Rhodium Metal: This vintage rhinestone floral spray brooch is simply stunning! The bright rhodium plated metal is as lovely as the day it was made. The leaves and stems are composed of navette and long baguette rhinestones,all clear and brilliant. The trio of ruby red flowers are raised above the leaves and each is centered with a clear chaton rhinestone. All of the stones are individually prong set. The lovely design lends itself to be worn at many different angles. The riveted construction is classic 1950's. The brooch measures 2 1/2 by 2" and surprisingly is unsigned.
< Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 Next >