The necklace is 16" long.Supposed retail value in the neighborhood of $1,500.00)
None of the moonstones are enhanced.
This brooch is gold plated in two different tones and with blue-cut stones, depicts the face of a woman. It is hallmarked sterling.
This brooch was figured in "WWD", June 26, 1942, which said that: " A small collection of exotically styled sterling silver jewelry, chiefly big pins was being introduced by Evans Case Co."
Ref: A Tribute to America, Costume Jewelry 1935-1950, by Carla Ginelli Bruinalti and robert Brunialti, Edita, January 2002 page 226.
REF: WSarman's Costume Jewelry Figurals, Identification and Price Guide, by Kathy Flood, Krause Publications, 2007 P. 106
Siamese silver jewelry provides a contrast of colors between the black field and high-lighted silver design. That is what makes Siamese silver jewelry unique and distinctive look.
It is hallmarked sterling. Most of this type of pin was done in the 1930s.