Monday, February 1

BROOCHES 4

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 BLACK BEADS DANGLING GRAPE CLUSTER BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 70 x 43mm
Very good condition, normal scuffs on the beads, they are made of plastic, the bar pin also appears to be made of plastic, it is a pale goldtone colour. 1960s.

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GOLDTONE RIBBON & PINK GLASS DROP BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 54 x 35mm
Good condition, minor aging on the vintage ribbon. There is also mild rust spot on the top, not noticeable, the glass briolette has some scratches on the back, this is not seen when worn. The wirework is new.

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RETRO CHERUBIM WITH BLUE BIRD BROOCH
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83)

Size: 40 x 40mm
Very good condition, aging on the glue at the back discolouring. Pretty cream coloured cherubim caressing a blue bird, made of plaster (?) with a glaze coat on top.

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VINTAGE MATTE GOLDTONE RHINESTONE BIRD FIGURAL BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)

Size: 38 x 25mm
Very good condition, minor aging. Matte goldtone bird figural with a painted silvertone head, red rhinestone eyes, ab-rhinestones on its tail. Quite charming! Late 1950s-60s. Book piece, featured in 'Fun Jewelry' by Nancy N. Schiffer, 1991, Pg 152.

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VINTAGE AQUA&BLACK GOLDTONE DOG FIGURAL BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17) nett

Size: 30 x 44mm
Fine condition, lots of aging if you like that, all hardware works good. The goldtone has darkened on the front and back. There are aqua, black ball embellishments and ab-rhinestones on its collar area. Probably 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE SINGLE GENUINE PEARL RING BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 31mm
Marked 'Sure Fit Home Fashion Advisor' at the back. Very good condition, minor aging to the goldtone. The pearl appears to be genuine. 1960s.

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE INITIAL CURSIVE 'R' BROOCH
Price: S$9.00 (US$7.50)

Size: 43 x 21mm
Fine condition, some scuffs on the front, wear on the goldtone at the edges of the design. Minor aging. Still wearable, the plating is still shiny.

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RETRO SMALL FACE FIGURAL BROOCH
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83)

Size: 28 x 20mm
Very good condition, glue has some discolouration. Small plastic figural with metaltone pin-back.

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RETRO FUNNY BAT BROOCH
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83)

Size: 47 x 25mm
Good condition, some scuffs on the surface. Pin-back.

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VINTAGE MAROON GLASS ON PETALS FLORAL MOTIF BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 39 x 32mm
Fine-good condtion with aging on the metal, some dull spots and uneven plating occurirng; on the front one of the petals has a slight verdigris toward the center. Flaws are not noticeable when worn. Lovely design, the center consists of some irregular red glass (?) nuggets. 1950-60s.

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE FAUX PEARL FLOWER STALK BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 35 x 65mm
Fine condition, the main problem is rusting on the inner part of the petals (see photo), the outer plating and on the whole the flower is still nice and shiny though. The faux pearl has a rub-off on the top. 1960s.

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VINTAGE LISNER PALE GOLDTONE WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33)

Size: 48mm
Signed '©LISNER'. Very good condition, very minor scuffs, pin is slightly bent. Large sized brooch in a pale goldtone colour, plating is still shiny and pretty. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE EMJ EMMONS BRUSHED METAL LEAF RING BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33)

Size: 41mm
Signed 'E.m.J.©' (Emmons Jewelers, Inc). Fine-good condition with some scuffs on the metal, also some darkening on the back leaf motif. The colour is a very pale beige-gold, the ring and rounds are polished while the leaf is stippled and matte. Very pretty modernist design and nice quality brooch. 1950s.

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VINTAGE STERLING CLEAR-BLUE-GREEN RHINESTONE MOTHER'S BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33)

Size: 30mm
Marked 'STERLING'. Fine condition with aging on the sterling silver, it has rough spots and dulling of the rhinestones. The aging is dull areas and the plating becoming somewhat uneven on both sides of the brooch. 1950s-60s.

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RETRO BLACK SILVERTONE CUT STEEL BIRD PENDANT-BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 52 x 38mm
Good condition, some tarnishing on the plating with a yellowish tint, also some normal scuffs. The brooch can also double as a pendant with a bail at the back. The front consists of black enamel and a cut-steel design. Please note there is a slight clip at the tip of one of the wings, this is due to manufacturing and not a defect by storage.

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VINTAGE BLACK TRIPLE FLORETTES RHINESTONE SMALL BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 31 x 22mm
Good condition with normal aging, the rhinestones have some dulling as well. The brooch is small sized with 3 black florettes and a larger openwork petal motif on the back. 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 'CORALINE' PENDANT-BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: 37 x 47mm
Signed 'SARAH COV'. Fine condition, wear on the goldtone at the edges and on the back. The brooch can be used as a pendant too with a bail on the back. The orange-pink cabochon appears to be made of glass with a mottled design and silvery glitter. Probably 1970s.

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ANTIQUE EDWARDIAN ABALONE OVAL SHELL BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 49 x 36mm
Very good condition with aging, pinback has lots of aging with patina and some signs of verdigris occurring. Old-fashioned C-clasp & tube hinge, used from the Victorian period to early 20th century.

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RETRO RED & GREEN EPOXY GOLDTONE FLORAL BROOCH
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83)

Size: 46 x 17mm
Good condition, minor aging with some slight darkening of goldtone. Minor scuffs on the epoxy. 1980s-1990s.

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VINTAGE PLAIN STRIPED RING BROOCH
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83)

Size: 32mm
Good condition with aging (darkening and some discolouration on the back), a few small nicks on the front top. 1950s-60s.

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RETRO L.RAZZA INITIAL J CHERUBIM BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: 28 x 17mm
Signed '©L.Razza'. Good condition, a minor plating chip on the pin, also a nick on the front shiny goldtone on 'J' (see 2nd photo). The angel has some scuffs on the matte goldtone, which reveals some shinier parts.

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ANTIQUE ART NOUVEAU WATCH-LOCKET PIN BROOCH
Price: S$38.00 (US$31.67) nett

Size: 45 x 27mm
Signed 'O.T.'(?). Good condition with lots of aging, some wear on the plating revealing a silvertone, this is probably gold-filled, it has a coppery colour. The top portion has a hook in which one dangles a watch or a locket. The bottom glass dangle (from the 1920s-30s) did not come together with the top pin, it is used as an example but will be included. There is aging on the brass findings that caps the glass bead turning dark on some portions. Circa 1910.

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ANTIQUE ORANGE RHINESTONE RECTANGULAR GRILLS BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17) nett

Size: 52 x 20mm
Fine - good condition, some wear on the paintwork on the front, minor aging on goldtone, the pinback has also turned dark. Orange glass paste rhinestones, however 2 are replaced with vintage crystals in similar orange. It has an early C-clasp, dating to the late Victorian - 1930s.

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RETRO MONET RIBBON MATTE GOLDTONE BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83) nett

Size: 70 x 43mm (when pinback is laid vertical)
Signed '©MONET'. Good condition, some scuffs on the surface from bumping around, not really noticeable when worn. The texture is a burnished matte goldtone, quality piece. I also have this in polished gold-plated.

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RETRO SQUIGGLE GOLDTONE BROOCH
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83)

Size: 48 x 71mm
Fine-good condition, the main problem are some small streaks & nicks on the surface from being bumped around, but still looks quite nice when worn. A rather large sized brooch. The plating is still shiny on the front.

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