Four teardrop amethysts are the leaves on a 14 k gold branch to form a lovely brooch that could grace any setting. Five smaller leaves [or buds] each hold a little diamond...a dewdrop? Approximate sizes of the amethysts are 19 X 11, 15 X 9, 15 X 9, and 16 X 8 mm. The pin in 1 5/8" by 1" overall.
This is one of my favorite Schultz pieces. For those who may not know the name, Ron and Ester Schultz scour the country for old unused bakelite rods, and then hand cut, carve, polish, and laminate unusual and beautiful pins, bracelets, etc., so although the piece is not very old, the bakelite material is. This pelican is 3" by 2 1/2" with a two color beak. a multicolored body, black wing and green feet...
This is a fabulous large layered crab brooch by Ron and Ester Schultz. Collectors of their pieces know that scour the country for old unused bakelite rods, and then hand cut, carve, polish, and laminate unusual and beautiful pins, bracelets, etc., so although the piece is not very old, the bakelite material is. This crabby looking crab is 3" by 2 1/2" with legs and pinchers that are carved and painted, with the large shell applied on top. The brooch is in excellent condition...
This is a brand new Alexis Bittar carved lucite flower brooch. These came in two sizes, and this is the larger one. It is 3" in diameter and there is a large cluster of prong set clear rhinstones sparkling in the middle. The brooch is 3 dimensional sort of layered real flower petals would be. The piece is in perfect condition, has never been worn, and comes with an Alexis Bittar storage bag.
Composed of flattened, interwoven strips of sterling silver and set with an amber in a square bezel mount. The back has a secure rollover clasp and bears a maker’s mark of Strazdins, which could be a jeweler in Wilton, WI. The pin measures 2 1/8 inches long by 1 ½ inches wide.
This is a brand new, never used Alexis Birtar carved lucite flower brooch. The center is a cluster of sparkling prong set clear rhinestone. The lucite is a beautiful plum color and the pin is about 2 1/4" in each direction. This pin was in the Bittar fall winter collection and sold new in the stores for $295. It sold out and is now difficult to find. Because it has never been worn, it is in new condion, and a striking color. It comes with the usual Alexis Bittar Storage Bag.
Beppe Caturegli brooch for Acme Studio
Enamel and chromed metal
2 " x 1 1/8"
Very good condition
This is a wonderful sterling silver and ebony brooch designed by New York contemporary designer, Patricia Von Musulin. This pin is hand carved from ebony in the form of a stylized swan and inlaid with pave sterling dots that are laboriously hand set. It has a sterling silver back with two pins for stability and measures 3 1/4" high, 1 1/2" wide and 7/8" deep. The pin is fully signed "PVM Von Musulin Sterling 925" together with the Musulin mark. Condition is excellent.
This piece comes from the personal collection of designer jewelry, Joseph Holland. Mr Holland has spent a lifetime in the interior design and antiques business. He has traveled to the far corners of the world where he collected antique jewelry and components which were often incorporated into more grand pieces...
This is a darling pin, and I have worn it a couple of times and never failed to get complements. It is black and white resin, with gold painted facial features, and each has a large clear sparkling rhinestone in his/her black hat. It is 2 1/4 x 1 1/4" and it has a silver colored pin mechanism on the back. It is in excellent condition with no problems and it is not marked.
This is a lovely JMP resin brooch from France - large - 2" in diameter and thick and layered. It has gold painted features on the face and a large clear rhinestone in the hat. It is very detailed and lovely. It is new - has never been worn, and the pin mechanism is silver colored metal.
This is an exquisite signed "Sand", French Galalith Josephine Baker Face Pin. She has dangling banana earrings along with a gold chain necklace. The bananas were associated with her famous Banana Dance, when she was the toast of Paris in the Art Deco Era. The size of the face alone is 2" x 1 3/4". The details are hand painted on the face and the pin is in excellent condition with no peeling paint or problems.
A stunning Konstantino 18K yellow gold and sterling silver brooch with green and pink tourmaline cabochons. Featuring some very delicate cut work, all Konstantino jewelry is still individually crafted in Athens, Greece. Measures 47 mm diameter, weight 26 grams. Dates 1990's. We sell adapters/converters if you wish to also wear as a pendant.
This is another of the figurals that I was able to pick up a few months ago - brand new, made in the United States, and compliant with California's new law determining what metals are safe for
This is a large rhinestone dragonfly3 1/2" x 4". The body is a dark blue emerald cut glass stone, and there are other colors set on the wings and tail. The head is a frosted pink round stone. The brooch is brand new, so it is in excellent conditiom both front and back...
The design of this unusual brooch is reminiscent of tribal adornments with different textures, patterns, and even color of the metals. It houses old parts that may have belonged to some other use, but all are either old, tribal, or just old. It is also a dimensional piece with the elements along the centerline raised from the back piece. Stones and beads hang from the middle engraved circle...