Tuesday, March 11

BROOCHES 1

Please leave a comment with your name, email & item you'd like to order! Colours may vary on computer screens, Most of these items are used jewellery. Click for larger images.

On this page you will find brooches of all sorts, my pins are on a separate page now. The differences between them are brooches are all pin-backs and mostly larger-sized.

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VINTAGE BSK CURLED LEAF BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: abt 48 x 48mm
Signed '©B.S.K. Good condition with aging, mostly at the part that curls. It has darkened on that area. Minor wear on the back. This is a sturdy brooch with textured goldtone, 1960s-70s. BSK operated from 1948 - early 1980s.

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VINTAGE FREIRICH ART GLASS FILIGREE BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33)

Size: 55 x 31mm
In very good condition, signed 'Freirich' (only 'F' and 'ICH' can be seen because of the solder). Light aging on the pin-back. Exquisite faceted glass cabochon with a tortoiseshell effect within a ox-brass filigree. Freirich started out in France and then later moved to the US. The company produces high quality victorian-inspired jewelry (often mistakened as antique Victorian); this brooch is after 1960s. The company closed in 1990.

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VINTAGE CABOCHON & RHINESTONES FLY BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 25 x 27mm
In good condition, faux pearl has wear. Abit of wear on goldtone at the back. Little fly brooch with plastic cabochons and AB rhinestones. It's quite adorable! 196os.

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VINTAGE MIX GOLDTONE LARGE FLORAL PINWHEEL BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: 77 x 68mm
In fine-good condition, some wear on the plating and scratches. There are 2 brown spots on the edge of a petal and some scuffs on the matte goldtone surface. Pin-back has aging. Large brooch with a high relief, in pale goldtone with a matte goldtone wash. 1960s.

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RETRO MONET HEART PIN
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 62 x 46mm
Signed '©Monet'. Fine - good condition with scuffs on the front. The pin is a little bent too.

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VINTAGE SCALLOPED OX-BRASS TURQUOISE BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)

Size: 46mm
This brooch is in good condition save for the coating on the faux pearls which have all worn off, revealing a glass base. Oxidised brass with intricate scalloped design. The center part of the brooch has aging, the turquoise-coloured cabochon could be either glass or maybe genuine turquoise (has a waxy lustre). Victorian -1920s.

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VINTAGE GREATEST GRANDPA & GRANDMA BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)


Size: 31 x 28mm
A pair of matching brooches. Marked 'Centennia 1979'. In fine-good condition with aging on the backs and scuffs on the front enamel. Seems like grandpa wore his more often as it has more aging on the goldtone!

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VINTAGE PEARL WRAP RHINESTONE WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 28 x 30mm
Very good condition, minor wear on goldtone edges. Faux pearl wrapped around a wreath-ring, embedded with ab-rhinestones. 1960s-70s.

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HOUSE PIN BY LUCINDA BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 50 x 66mm
Good condition still with sticker. There are scratches on the front (and one streak scratch from bumping around) and aging on the back. This line of adorable house pins are handmade and unique, started in 1989 by Lucinda Yates to raise money for the homeless. They are very collectible, and are large geometric stacked shapes sealed in resin.

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AJC SLOT MACHINE MECHANICAL BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 57 x 30mm
Signed '©A.J.C.' (American Jewelry Chain Co.) Good - very good condition. Some scratches on the centre front. This arm is movable to change the shapes in the dial! Pale goldtone with red enamel. Brooch is large and weighs rather heavy. Not sure how old this is. AJC operated from 1927 to the late 1990s.

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VINTAGE 1920s ART DECO MONOCRAFT DMR MONOGRAM BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)

Size: 38 x 45mm
Signed 'MONOCRAFT'. Fine- good condition, uneven patina spots on the brooch due to age. This is probably brass, could have a gold-plating as well, an art deco piece from the 1920-30s. Monocraft signed pieces are from the late 1920s-1937, they specialised in monogrammed metal pieces. In 1937 they changed their name to 'MONET'. Monet is currently still in operation.

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VINTAGE TRIPLE P MONOGRAM BROOCH
Price: S$6.00 (US$5.00)

Size: 49 x 37
Not in good condition because of wear on the goldplating, it's now silvertone on the center design. Also aging on the piece front and back. I have included a rubber clutch on the pin to prevent the brooch from falling off your clothes as the clasp is a little loose. 1960s.

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RETRO L. RAZZA INITIAL A BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)

Size: 28 x 25mm
Signed '©L.Razza'. Good condition, the red & green on the rose have worn off a little. Sturdy, well made brooch. 1970s-80s.

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RETRO RED PLASTIC INITIAL A BROOCH
Price: S$5.00

Size: 40 x 25mm
Fine - good condition, some scratches and scuffs on the surface though. Lightweight plastic.

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VINTAGE IRIDESCENT LADIES FOOTBALL BADGE
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: 55 x 35mm
Fine condition with ageing (dulling on goldtone) and scratches. It looks like it was worn quite often! The player number is 200, and the middle cabochon is a pretty iridescent lucite with a print of an old-school football girl. 1950s.

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE BRUSHED METAL FLOWER BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 51 x 47mm
Good condition. Note that on the left of the flower there is one petal that has rusting on the edges. Back has aging, spots of dullness. Brushed metal, gold-plated over base metal. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE EMMONS GRAPE FAUX PEARL BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: 37 x 30mm
Signed '©Emmons'. Good condition, though there are some chips on the gold-plating on the left edge and top leaf. Faux pearls have abit of scuffs. About 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE RHOMBUS SMALL RHINESTONE BROOCH
Price: S$8.00

Size: 27 x 19mm
In good condition though rhinestones have turned cloudy a little, also glue has turned yellow. Aging on the metal. Small brooch suitable for lapels or collars. 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE SILVER GLITTER PANSY BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)


Size: 50 x 38mm
Fine condition, some of the glitter has fallen off, and some aging. Rhinestone has a little aging.
Silvertone pansy floral brooch with cream enamel and silver glitter. 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE RHINESTONE ENAMEL CLUSTER BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33)

Size: 39mm
In fine-good condition, enamel has chipped off on a few parts on the petals revealing a brass base, brooch has aging. Pretty cream-coloured enamel metal filigree cluster. Multi-coloured rhinestones are glued within the centers of the flowers. This is a very similar design of an original piece by Weiss (or another famous designer) but with lesser materials. 1940s-50s.

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RETRO PEWTER WINGED FIGURE BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 35mm
Very good condition, gently used. This appears to be pewter. It shows a winged figure with a fish in its belly.

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WOODEN TULIP BROOCH
Price: S$3.00 (US$2.50)

Size: 33 x 25mm
In good condition, light scuffs. Hand-painted over wood.

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VINTAGE ROUND GREEN STONE BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)

Size: 29mm
In fine-good condition, dark spot on the back & another spot on the front. Light wear. There is a little green gemstone prong-set on the top, and infinity loops design on the goldtone. 1960s-70s.

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RETRO LEAF & BERRY WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)

Size: 43mm
In very good condition, stamping with a Victorian nouveau design. It has an antiqued-goldtone colour.

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VINTAGE OVAL ANTQ FILIGREE ROPE DESIGN BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)

Size: 51 x 25mm
In good condition, some aging and wear. A floral motif filigree with rope design, sturdy brooch with an antiqued tone of silvery gold colour. Probably 1970s-80s.

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VINTAGE CARNELIAN SLAB BROOCH
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00) nett

Size: abt 50 x 23mm
Interesting slab of genuine carnelian gemstone. Back is marked 'Japan' on the pin-back but it appears to be shabbily re-glued onto the stone, though it is quite secure now. Pin has some aging and comes with C-clasp. Probably 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE STAR IN STAR RHINESTONE BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 46mm
Good condition, darkening of metal because of minor wear on the star points. Rhinestones & the glue used to set them have aging. Pale gold colour. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE TRIFARI ELEGANT KNOT BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: abt 54 x 22mm
Signed 'Trifari©' with a small crown over the 'T'. This mark was used after 1955. Very good condition, a goldtone brooch with brushed texture, with slight aging in an elegant knotted-eight design. 1960s.

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VINTAGE JJ SILVERTONE FOLDED FEATHER BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 30 x 47mm
Signed '©JJ', elegant design. There is a chip off the plating near the bottom, but still in good condition. JJ (Jonette Jewelry Co.) items are very collectible as they ceased operations in 2006. 1960s.

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VINTAGE GREEN HERALDRY CREST BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 70 x 53mm
Large goldtone and enamel brooch with a crown and leaves design. In excellent condition. Back is goldtone. Possibly 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE MOTHER -OF-PEARL WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$24.00 (US$20.00)

Size: 42mm
Pretty design with a mother-of-pearl irridescent cabochons affixed in a wreath shape. Embedded are little faux pearls. In good vintage condition, except a few of the faux pearls are worn off it's coat. 1960s.

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VINTAGE GERRYS DOUBLE FEATHER BROOCH - Silvertone
Price: S$24.00 (US$20.00)

Size: 59 x 22mm
Signed 'Gerrys'. Nice weight, excellent condition, unworn vintage stock. 1960s.

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VINTAGE GERRYS DOUBLE FEATHER BROOCH - Goldtone
Price: S$24.00 (US$20.00)

Size: 59 x 22mm
Signed 'Gerrys'. Nice weight, excellent condition, unworn vintage stock. 1960s.

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VINTAGE COPPER-CLR RIBBON FILIGREE BROOCH
Price: S$28.00 (US$23.33)

Size: 38 x 40mm
Ribbon motif with a black glass cab. Minor wear, but still in very good condition. 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1940s BLUE SPRAY WINGED BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33)

Size: 74 x 36mm
Good condition with normal aging. 3-D winged brooch with a blue faceted glass and clear rhinestones on top. Some parts have worn off its gold-plating revealing a silvertone base (on the back and on the rhinestone sprays). You can see the glue behind the clear blue rhinestone as it is not pronged set. 1940s.

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VINTAGE PEARL & STYLISED LEAF STALK BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50) nett

Size: 39 x 20mm
A dainty brooch with filigree leaf and wireworked stalks. There is a pearl (probably genuine) affixed in the center. In good vintage condition, there is wear off the plating on the 'stalks' and normal aging. About 1960s.

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VINTAGE PEARL LINED FRUIT SHAPED BROOCH
Size: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 56 x 34mm
Fine-good condition, chipping on the gold-plating at the left edges. Faux pearls have abit of wear too. The shape reminds me of a strawberry. 1960s.

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VINTAGE AQUA RHINESTONE WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 33mm diameter, 10mm width
Very good vintage condition. Classic design of a wreath embedded with aqua rhinestones, rhinestones have normal aging. The pinback has a chip off the plating. 1950-60s.

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RETRO RHINESTONE STUDDED HEART BROOCH
Price: S$6.00 (US$5.00) nett

Size: 29 x 28mm
A tarnish streak on the plating on the bottom right (see photo) and abit of nicks. All rhinestones are intact.

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VINTAGE TRIANGLE INTERSECTING COPPER BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: abt 93 x 40mm
Copper with heavy patina (brownish & purplish). The metal pieces have old-school shooting star motifs. I think this piece is upcycled by a crafter, with rhinestones, glass cabs and paint because it has a raw handmade feel on the triangles. Lots of aging if you like patina copper. Pin-back.


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RETRO COIN CHARM BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 52 x 74mm
Antiqued-gold colour bar brooch with tassles faux coin charms. In excellent condition. Pin-back.

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VINTAGE ANTHURIUM ROUND BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 54mm diameter
3-D goldtone heart-shaped leaves, I'd like to think them as anthurium leaves. Some aging off the plating (not obvious) otherwise in very good condition. Pinback. 1960s.

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VINTAGE BLACK GLASS METAL DAISY BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 64 x 35mm
Good - very goood condition, just the leaves have a bit of black in the grooves. Back has just a teeny bit of black on one of the lower petals. Pinback. 1960s.

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VINTAGE STERLING ISRAEL FIGURAL PENDANT-BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33)

Size: 34 x 28mm
Fine-good condition, the back paint has chips and wear with paint flaking off. The front has just minor wear. Deep ox-silver colour with enamel. Signed 'Israel'. Pinback + bail so this can be used as a pendant. About 1960-70s.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi, received the pig charms, teacup brooch & retro pins! they're lovely!


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