Saturday, May 1

BROOCHES 5

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 WHITE FLORETTE RHINESTONE WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33) nett

Size: 59mm
Good condition, aging to the piece: rhinestones dulling and on the glue. Some wear to the plating on the back. The flowers are made of plastic and riveted to the base. 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE EMMONS TOPAZ-CLR RHINESTONE EMBELLISHED LEAF BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 109 x 25mm
Signed '©EMMONS'. Good condition, some wear to the plating on the front polished edge, a few dings from bumping around. This is a large sized brooch and weighs heavy. It is embellished with yellow navette rhinestones and topaz-coloured chaton rhinestones, suspended within the leaf in an openwork design. 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE MONET GOLDTONE HEART-SHAPED LEAF BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67) nett

Size: 48 x 32mm
Signed 'MONET©'. Good condition, minor aging on the piece. Slight wear to the top leaf veins, the design has it's top brushed with fine stripes, there is a hole where the stalk meets the veins. There is one small nick on the rightmost front from bumping around, this is not obvious. 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE KARU ARKE TOPAZ-CLR RHINESTONE WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33) nett


Size: 47mm
Signed 'KARU ARKE INC.' Fine-good condition, aging to the piece, mostly due to dulling on the rhinestones, very teeny minor wear on the edges of the crystal rhinestones, the brooch is still gorgeous! The back has some wear to the plating revealing a silvertone. The rhinestones are a generous 10.5mm large, in various autumn shades of topaz, all are prong-set. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE GREEN RHINESTONES STARRY PINWHEEL BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 45mm
Good condition, aging and slight wear on the plating. There is a bail at the back to dangle this as a pendant too.. The design is a stacked 3-tier design with green rhinestones, they are all prong-set and riveted to the base. 1950s.

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VINTAGE CAT PORCELAIN BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 31 x 41mm
Excellent condition, unworn vintage stock, it has very very slight aging on the back. Comes in original box and cotton but they have yellowed. The brooch is a porcelain decal of a cat, it is set in a scalloped gold-plated setting. Late 1960s-1970s.

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BLACK NAVETTE FANNING OCTAGON BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33) nett

Size: 48 x 32mm
Excellent condition. Silvertone base with black navettes and an octagon, they appear to be glass but are actually a high quality plastic. Age unknown, maybe retro or a modern piece.

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VINTAGE TOPAZ-CLR ART GLASS BUTTERFLY BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: 35 x 30mm
Good condition, aging on the goldtone (slight unevenness on the plating). Note that the top right wing has 2 missing prongs on the settings, the stone will not fall out though as it appears to be glued for security. The stones are made of glass navettes, molded glass navettes, tiny art givre yellow chatons and glass rhinestones. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE WHITE FLORAL SPOON FIGURAL BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33) nett

Size: 47 x 20mm
Good condition, aging on the piece. The design shows a heart spoon motif with a white flower and leaves, glass rhinestones are embedded. The clasp is an old fashioned C-clasp. 1940s.

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VINTAGE AB-RHINESTONE OPENWORK 5-PETAL FLOWER BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 37mm
Fine-good condition with aging (darkening), some wear on the goldtone revealing the grey base, some scuffs on the ab coat of the rhinestones; brooch still looks very nice though. The ab crystal rhinestones are all prong-set, all the settings are all riveted indicating a higher quality. Late 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE PURPLE RHINESTONE VEINED OPENWORK FLORAL BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$18.33)

Size: 35mm
Fine-good condition with aging on the rhinestones and the metalwork. Small signs of verdigris but cleaned off. The design is a fancy snowflake-like flower with prong-set purple rhinestones, they are riveted onto the base. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE RED ENAMEL RHINESTONE FLORAL BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 35mm
Fine -good condition with aging on the metal, verdigris on the pin hinges (see 3rd photo). All rhinestones are prong-set and settings riveted. The center petals are covered with red enamel with scroll scalloped edges. 1950s.

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VINTAGE GREEN RHINESTONE FLORAL SWIRL LACEY GEOMETRIC BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)


Size: 30 x 45mm
Good condition, minor aging on the goldtone, the larger green rhinestones have some aging too. This is a unique brooch that is dimensional. It consists of a lacy conical bottom and a floral swirl top. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE ELEGANT AB RHINESTONE & FAUX PEARL FLORAL MOTIF BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 37 x 50mm
Very good condition, normal scuffs on the faux pearl but minor. The embellishments include ab rhinestones. The plating is a rose-gold colour. Much nicer in person! 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE OX-BRASS RED GLASS JEWEL SCALLOPED BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 25 x 31mm
Very good condition. A faceted glass is set onto an oxbrass scroll design filigree, small classic versatile design. Possibly 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1920s ART DECO HORSESHOE RHINESTONE LARGE BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)

Size: 46 x 58mm
Fine-good condition, lots of aging, art deco era potmetal base. The rhinestones have aged (yellowed or lost its sparkle), several of them are replaced, it still retains its character though. Large sized brooch in a matte silvertone, the back has some brown tarnish. 1920s-30s.

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RETRO CLEAR RHINESTONE GOLDTONE WING BAR BROOCH
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00)

Size: 11 x 41mm
Good condition, minor wear & scuffs to the goldtone. This is probably from the 1970s or later.

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VINTAGE CLEAR RHINESTONE DECO-STYLE DANGLING BAR BROOCH
Price: S$28.00 (US$23.33)

Size: 40 x 27mm
Good condition, all the rhinestones are prong-set. The rhinestones & the single baguette has aging, cloudiness more apparent on the baguette. The silvertone settings have aging & slight tarnishing. 1950s.

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VINTAGE CLEAR RHINESTONE PLAIN OVAL RING BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 38 x 30mm
Fine-good condition with aging to the rhinestones, they have some cloudiness but still wearable. The silvertone has slight darkening. 1950s/60s.

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VINTAGE DOUBLE HEARTS CLEAR & RED RHINESTONES BROOCH
Price: S$9.00 (US$7.50)

Size: 37 x 28mm
Fine condition, aging on the rhinestones, some turned cloudy/darkened. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE NAPIER GOLDTONE BLUE GREEN RHINESTONE ARROW WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 40mm
Signed 'NAPIER©'. Very good condition, dark goldtone with small blue and green rhinestones. 1970s.

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VINTAGE GREEN RHINESTONE WISHBONE STYLE SMALL BROOCH
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00)

Size: 37 x 19mm
Fine-good condition, the bottom left area has a slight chip to the plating revealing a silvertone base, not obvious when worn. The design includes small clear and green rhinestones. 1950s.

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VINTAGE GREEN CLEAR RHINESTONE SMALL 8-POINT RHOMBUS BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33)

Size: 30mm
Good condition, note the clear rhinestones are replaced. The green glass stones are original. All stones are prong-set, minor aging on the settings. 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE CLEAR & BLUE RHINESTONE SCALLOPED SMALL BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33) nett

Size: 23 x 27mm
Fine-good condition with aging on the goldtone, small flat brooch with blue and clear rhinestones. 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE CLEAR 7-RHINESTONE CLUSTER SMALL BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33) nett

Size: 21mm
Good condition with slight aging to the rhinestones. Small brooch with clear rhinestones in 3 sizes; they are all prong-set, the settings are riveted to the base, high quality. 1950s.

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VINTAGE AB & CLEAR RHINESTONE CURVED BAR BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83) nett

Size: 39 x 17mm
Good condition, minor aging on the rhinestones and base metal. The brooch is slightly curved so you can use this over a scarf too. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE AB & CLEAR RHINESTONE CRESCENT BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 30 x 38mm
Good condition with aging on the base metal, minor aging on the rhinestones, they are still sparkly. The ab crystals have a bluish tint. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE TEXTURED BLACK LARGE FLOWER BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33) nett

Size: 75 x 40mm
Fine condition, some chipping of the plating revealing a brass base on the stalk and silvertone base on the main flower, still wearable. The brooch weighs on the heavy side, the texture is similar to prong set rhinestones but this appear to be molded metal with a black coating over it. 1960s.

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