Friday, October 1

BROOCHES 6

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. The differences between them are brooches are all pin-backs and mostly larger-sized.

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ANTIQUE ART NOUVEAU BRASS PICTURE FRAME BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 37 x 32mm
Good condition for its age. lots of aging, some dark spots on the brass. Hardware all works ok. Lots of patina on the filigree frame. Back old fashioned pinback has aging too. This originally had a victorian lady's photo but it was badly damaged. You can easily place a photo by means of tracing the oval base and there are little fold-down notches on the frame to hold it in place. It is lightweight and small sized. Early 20th century.

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VINTAGE DAMASCENE LEAF WITH FAUX PEARL BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: abt 47 x 34mm
Very fine - good condition, aging and minor scuffs, there is a purplish tarnish on the rightmost leaf in the third photo; also dark areas on the lower stalk and extends to the lower leaf and stem holding the lower pearl. Pin-back is a little bent but not a problem. Beautiful Damascene leaf brooch in gold, black and silver details, unsigned but likely Spanish, embellished with 2 faux pearls. Probably 1950s/60s.

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VINTAGE GREEN GLASS BALL SUNBURST BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17) nett

Size: 55mm
Fine-good condition, the main problem is aging goldtone, there are spots on the plating which is a form of tarnishing under the plating. The center has a large jade-green glass ball. Heavy three dimensional brooch, striking design. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE 1920s ART DECO PINK RHINESTONE SUN RAY BROOCH
Price: S$65.00 (US$54.17)

Size: 63mm
Good condition for its age, with aging on the metal and rhinestones, the plating is a little rough from oxidation occurring probably under the plating. The pink rhinestones appear to be glass paste and hand-cut facets. Metal has age spots, probably brass. Swivel clasp has slight verdigris. This is a rather large brooch, beautiful geometric design of a sunburst, slightly domed on the top, nice substantial weight. 1920s-30s.

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VINTAGE 1930s AQUA RHINESTONES OPENWORK FLOWER & BUD BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83) nett

Size: 43 x 49mm
Fine-good condition for its age, overall aging, the faux pearl has some brown spots, some darkening of the goldtone metal. The triplet rhinestones on the left has aging, they are aqua, the larger rhinestones are in better shape, they are more bluish. 2 of the openwork petals on the left flowers seem to have broken off, this is not noticeable as it still flows within the design. Probably 1930s-40s.

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VINTAGE YELLOW-GREEN ENAMEL FLOWER POWER BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67) nett

Size: 81 x 48mm
Fine condition, rusting on the pin stem, chips on the enamel on the flower stem, some areas on the stamen and the tips of the little flower. Some of the green paint in the center part of the main flower has also chipped off (see 2nd photo), might need some touchups. Large-sized metal flower power brooch with stacked layers. 1960s.

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VINTAGE SILVERTONE MULTIPETAL STAMEN FLOWER BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 51 x 53mm
Very good-excellent condition. Silvertone stacked flower brooch with brushed surface. The photos shows it being a little yellow but this is a proper silvertone in person. 1960s.

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VINTAGE CORO CASCADING FLOWER BROOCH
Price: S$38.00 (US$31.67)

Size: 58 x 74mm
Signed 'Coro©' with the Pegasus symbol. Good condition, normal minor aging, some wear on the plating especilly on the petals' edges, the tassels has some plating chips revealing a grey base. Late 1950s-1960s.

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VINTAGE TRIFARI AUTUMN LEAF GOLDTONE BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 76 x 51mm
Signed 'TRIFARI©' with a crown above the T. Very good condition with minor scuffs, a few minor nicks on the back from bumping around and one minor age spot on the front. Large heavy sturdy brooch with a brushed and polished surface. 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1950s PALE GOLDTONE TRIPLE FLOWER DISC BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: 39mm
Fine condition, some wear on the little flowers on the edges. There is aging on the main disc plate with dull areas under the flowers, the back has some plating chips revealing a brass/copper base (along the border, pin stem, riveted areas). The disc is concave with a slight dome in the center, the flowers has red glass rhinestones. 1950s.

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DM RED ROSETTE CLUSTER ON STALK BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)

Size: 55 x 19mm
Signed 'DM©97'. Good condition minor wear on goldtone.

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VINTAGE GERRY'S LOVE SCRIPT OPEN-HEART BROOCH
Price: S$24.00 (US$20.00)

Size: 40 x 29mm
Signed 'Gerry's'. Good condition, minor scuffs and there is a chip on the red paintwork of the little rose. The LOVE script and open heart design is hinged together, there is a clear rhinestone embedded in between. Yellow goldtone plating. 1960s.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 'STUNNING' SILVERTONE BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50) nett

Size: 68 x 23mm
Signed '©SARAHCOV'. Good condition with some scuffs on the polished surface. 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1940s PALE YELLOW CRYSTAL WIREWORK SMALL PIN BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 21 x 16mm
Good condition for its age, general darkening of the goldtone and pinback, and rhinestones. This is a tiny brooch with prong set crystal pale yellow trapeze rhinestones and a clear rhinestones. 1930s-40s.

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VINTAGE MATTE GOLDTONE POODLE BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33) nett

Size: 42 x 17mm
Fine condition there are some plating chips on the edges and sides, and on the dog's beard and head area, revealing a dark grey base. Hardware still works great and the brooch is sturdy, still cute when worn. 1970s.

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VINTAGE GREEN RHINESTONE FAUX PEARL RADIAL BURST BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 45 x 42mm
Fine-good condition, main problem is scratches on the main faux pearl, one of the green rhinestone at the border is chipped, it is also a slightly different green from the rest but not obvious. Stacked brooch in an atomic design, hardware is all in very good condition. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE SPHINX OVERSIZED RHINESTONE BLACK CAB STAR BROOCH
Price: S$55.00 (US$45.83) nett

Size: 70mm
Signed 'SPHINX'. Good condition, scratches on the center black cabochon and there is one rhinestone that has a chip (it is one of them set on the square), not spotted when worn. Overall general aging, the rhinestones appear to have some glue residue on the sides, the center spoked design is not flat but rises slightly upwards. The beautiful brooch is giant-sized and heavy. 1960s.

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VINTAGE AB-CRYSTAL CLEAR RHINESTONE ROUND BROOCH
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00) nett

Size: 28mm
Fine - good condition with aging on the rhinestones, a tinge of darkening in the clear ones. The large pink ab-rhinestone in the center has some scuffs on the surface and some dull spots on the facets. Still pretty when worn. Plating at the back has chipped off in a few small areas revealing a brass base. All rhinestones are prong-set. Probably late 1950s-1960s.

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VINTAGE FAUX PEARL SCALLOPED BORDER WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

Size: 35mm
Very good condition, antiqued-goldtone brooch white small white faux pearl balls. Minor aging. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE AVON 1972 'SNIFFY GLACE' BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)

Size: 55 x 43mm
Signed on the back 'Fragrance Glace Net Wt. 02 oz. ©Avon Prod. Inc. N.Y., N.Y. 10019 (1972)' Good condition but some of the white paintwork has come off and may require retouching. Some normal scuffs. The bottom half of the skunk opens up to reveal a small pot of fragrance gel, there are still some remaining, I did not clean it out. The back has a silvertone pinback which has aged a bit.

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

Size: 31mm
Excellent condition, unworn vintage stock. Small clear rhinestones with faux pearls wrapped around. The plating is a yellow goldtone. 1960s.

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RETRO PURPLE FACETED GLASS OPENWORK FLORAL ROUND BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 49mm
Good condition, the faceted glass cabochon has a few ruboffs on the topmost facets, can't tell when being worn. The antiqued-goldtone setting is in very good condition though. Probably 1980s-90s.

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VINTAGE CROWN TRIFARI SILVERTONE RADIATING FEATHER BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 57 x 36mm
Signed 'TRIFARI©' with a crown above the 'T'. Very good condition with minor aging. The front is a polished feathering design and the back has a matte brushed surface. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE WIREWORKED COIL FAUX PEARL MODERNIST BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 56 x 29mm
Very good condition, minor aging, the plating is still shiny. Faux pearl set in a swirl silvertone design. About 1950s.

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ANTIQUE ART DECO SILVERTONE DOUBLE LOOP BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17) nett


Size: 78 x 26mm
Fine condition, rusting occurring on the metal as seen in the photos. The pin is an old fashioned snap-in needdle. The loops and ball have some slight wear revealing a copper base, the striped fan piece is steel (the one that is rusting). 1920s-30s.

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RETRO 1980 AVON SPECIAL BOUQUET CORSAGE RIBBON BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 38 x 48mm
Signed '©Avon 1980'. Very good condition, minor wear and aging. There is a loop on the back so you can wear this alone, or as a pendant. The brooch was originally designed with a small fabric floral corsage, this is just the ribbon bow alone.

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VINTAGE 1970s TAIWAN PAIR OF POODLE BROOCHES
Price: S$24.00 (US$20.00) nett

Size: 42 x 16, 34 x 14mm
Both marked 'Taiwan'. Very good condition, minor aging on the backs. These are absolutely charming poodle figurals, nicely made. 1970s.

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VINTAGE FLORENZA CHERUBIM BAROQUE FAUX PEARL BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)

Size: 48 x 27mm
Signed 'FLORENZA©' Very good condition, minor aging. The front features 2 tiny blue rhinestone eyes for the cherubim and glass pearl cabochons on the front. It appears that 1 of the clear rhinestones has been replaced, other than that the rhinestones do have some dulling. Well-made quality brooch, 1950s/60s. This piece is featured in 'Collecting Costume Jewelry 101' by Julia C. Carroll.

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ANTIQUED-COPPERTONE ENAMEL FLOWER SPRAY BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 66 x 39mm
Excellent condition, modern replica piece, large sized. Antiqued-coppertone with enamelling and mixed coloured crystal rhinestones. There is a bail on the back for you to dangle this as a pendant too.

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VINTAGE WHITE GLASS RHINESTONE 6-PETAL FLORAL BROOCH
Price: S$28.00 (US$23.33) nett

Size: 35mm
Good - very good condition with normal aging and minor wear. Glass navettes and clear rhinestones. The navettes are prong-set and riveted to the base. Rhinestones have normal slight aging. 1950s.

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