Friday, January 28

BROOCHES 7

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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VINTAGE W.GERMANY ROMANTIC COUPLE FILIGREE BORDER BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 38 x 49mm
Marked 'WEST GERMANY'. Good condition, aging on the back of the brooch and one dark spot on the bottom of the pinback. The porcelain features a clear reproduction of a romantic couple, it is glazed on the front but there are some flaws to the glaze, slight bubbling towards the edges and 2 dull spots, one spot where it appears to be missing affects the image below (the spot is on the lady's raised shoulder, has flaked off a little). You can spot these when faced to the light. The front's goldtone is antiqued goldtone, and is a darker shade than the plating on the back. 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE SUGARCOATED ROMANTIC COUPLE BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00) nett

Size: 42 x 52mm
Fine - good condition, a few small areas where the plating has chipped off revealing a dark grey base, this occurs on the right side of the setting and the right edges, it is not particularly obvious when worn. The cabochon features a romantic couple, it has a 'sugar coat' texture, the coat has come off on a small section of the topmost part, also not an obvious flaw, it is somewhat glued off center. The back has some glue residue. 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE BLACKTONE AMERICAN REVOLUTION PAINTING BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 45 x 55mm
Good condition with aging, the blacktone has a glossy finish but is dull on the left border, probably due to verdigris occuring on the brass metal beneath. The pinback is glued not too straight, and there is a streak on the front of the plastic cabochon which can only be seen when viewed towards the light. It shows a scene of the American Revolution War with the Grand Union flag and Bunker Hill flag. 1970s.

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RETRO AVON 1981 PANSY PIN BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83) nett

Size: 40 x 43mm
Signed '©AVon'. Excellent condition with original box. Made of porcelain. The glue has aging though and box is moldy.

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VINTAGE RED ROSETTE FOUR-LEAF BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 34 x 27mm
Good condition, the leaves are all nice, only the red plating on the rose has worn off its colour on the petal tips. Lightweight small brooch. 1950s-60s.

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RETRO STRIPED GOLDTONE RIBBON BOW BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 50 x 42mm
Very good condition, there is just very slight wear on the topmost edges of the bow and very minor aging. 1970s-80s.

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RETRO AVON SILVERTONE RIBBON TEARDROP RHINESTONE BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 53 x 30mm
Signed '©AVon'. Excellent condition. Silvertone ribbon bow with a clear teardrop rhinestone dangling below. 1970s-80s.

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VINTAGE ART AQUARIUS TWO-TONE BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)

Size: 44 x 42mm
Signed 'ART©'. Excellent condition, some aging on the pinback. Highly detailed with antiqued silvertone and antiqued goldtone, and a purple oval rhinestone. 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE LISNER TRIPLE PLUME SILVERTONE BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 56 x 35mm
Signed '©LISNER'. Very good to excellent condition with minor aging, appears as tiny spots on the plating's left side. 1960s.

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VINTAGE FAUX PEARL BORDER CIRCLE BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)

Size: 25mm
Fine-good condition, faux plastic pearls has aged to a yellowish tint, the plating has worn off some to reveal a silvertone base, appears well-loved by its previous owner. Probably 1950s-60s.

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RETRO FAUX PEARL SWIRL GOLDTONE BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 53 x 51mm
Good condition, minor normal scuffs on the surface of the faux pearl, also some dings on the gold-plated surface from bumping around. Back is excellent. The brooch is rather large and heavy.

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RETRO GOLDTONE HEART KEY BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 37 x 18mm
Good condition, minor aging. Simple antiqued goldtone key brooch.

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RETRO PAIR OF STRIPED LEAF BROOCHES
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33) nett

Blade leaf: 52 x 13mm
Maple leaf: 38 x 35mm
The blade leaf is in excellent condition. The maple leaf has some aging and a small spot on the front that appears to be tarnishing or rusting starting to occur under the plating.

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VINTAGE AUSTRIA GREEN CRYSTAL RHINESTONE STAR BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)

Size: 45mm
Marked 'AUSTRIA'. Very good condition, the pinback has darkened, slight wear and aging on the edges of the back goldtone. The rhinestones come in 3 shades of green, still sparkling with slight aging. They consist of navettes and round rhinestones, the design is not flat but rises in a dome shape. 1950/60s.

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VINTAGE LISNER SEPIA AB-CRYSTAL FLORAL BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)

Size: 49mm
Signed '©LISNER'. Very good condition, slight wear on the corners of the petals. Crystal rhinestones are in sepia and ab-sepia. The petals have a brushed surface and slightly raised. 1960s.

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VINTAGE TEXTURED SILVERTONE 3-D ROSE STALK BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33)

Size: 70 x 40mm
Good condition, aging on the back, there is some tarnishing on leaves and the part where the pinback is attached to the stalk. Front is alright. The flower head is 3-D, matte silvertone with a textured surface. 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1940s PAIR OF RED RHINESTONE FLY INSECT BROOCHES
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17) nett

Size: 21 x 15mm
Good condition, normal aging, some wear to the goldtone and faux pearls. Small brooches with red glass navettes and a single faux pearl. 1930s-40s.

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VINTAGE PAIR OF SMALL RADIAL CRYSTAL RHINESTONE BROOCHES
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 23mm each
Good-very condition, slight aging, there are small chips on the pinback. The crystal rhinestones are still sparkling with minor aging. Small pair of brooches. 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE CORO AB-RHINESTONE PALE GOLDTONE PLUME BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17) nett

Size: abt 56 x 50mm
Signed '©Coro' with the pegasus symbol. Good condition with aging, clear rhinestones have turned cloudy, the ab crystal rhinestones have some scuffs but still shiny. The plating is pale goldtone, some plating wear and aging that shows up as dull spots. Large-sized brooch. 1960s.

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VINTAGE GOLDTONE TRIPLE SUNFLOWER BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)


Size: 43 x 67mm
Good condition, aging on the metal with dulling, some dark little spotting on the back. The floral heads are dimensional with 3 stacks of petals. 1940s-50s.

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RETRO GERMANY SILVERTONE TRAILING FIREWORKS BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00) nett

Size: 30 x 44mm
Marked 'MADE-GERMANY'. Very good - excellent condition, slight aging on faux pearl. This a nice dimensional design made to resemble patina-silver with marcasite but it is made of plastic. Probably 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE ANTQ-GOLDTONE FAUX PEARL RIBBON BOW BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33)

Size: 35 x 70mm
Good condition, slight nicks on the roped bow, the faux pearls' coats have scuffs. Antiqued-goldtone, red rhinestones and faux pearl, and a single blue rhinestone (just noticed it is glued off center of the flower). 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE FAUX PEARL FLORAL TEXTURED ROPED CIRCLES BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 37 x 45mm
Fine-good condition, scratches on the faux pearls' surface and some wear of the goldtone on the floral petals and roped circles revealing a silvertone. Some aging on the piece, pinback has aged/wear showing a orangey tarnish. 1940s-50s.

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VINTAGE AQUA & CLEAR RHINESTONE SPRAY FLAT BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00) nett

Size: 52 x 31mm
Fine-good condition, there is dulling associated with age, some parts are shiny, some are dulled. Several of the clear small rhinestones have darkened (they are set on open-backed settings), the large clear rhinestone have some clouding. There is a bail on the back to double up as a pendant, all parts are riveted. 1940s-50s.

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

Size: 48 x 23mm
Signed '©LISNER'. Good condition, minor aging, there is slight wear on the front. 1960s.

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VINTAGE SILVERTONE ARROW-SHAPED LEAF BROOCH
Price: S$24.00 (US$20.00)

Size: 60 x 32mm
Excellent condition, there is just a tiny nick and slight scuffs on the stalk's front. Brushed silvertone texture. 1960s.

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VINTAGE CRAB BAR PIN BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)

Size: 51 x 12mm
Good condition, normal aging, there is some wear on the goldtone of the little prongs surrounding the orange ball beads. Surface of the faux pearl coats have scuffs. Antiqued-goldtone. 1960s/70s.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 1968 'STRAWBERRY ICE' BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)

Size: 36 x 51mm
Signed '©SARAH COV'. Very good condition, front is excellent, the back has some dark tarnishing/wear on the back which has affected the plating a little. This is a large sized strawberry in textured silvertone. Entitled 'Strawberry Ice' from 1968.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 'AMBER-LITES' BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)

Size: 46mm
Signed '©SARAH COV'. Very good condition, minor aging on goldtone, the orange rhinestones have signs of clouding but mostly shiny. The leaves and back have a brushed surface. Entitled 'Amber-lites' from the late 1950s/early 60s.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 1972 'SILVERY SWIRL' BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 43mm
Signed '©SARAH COV', good condition, front has some scuffs on the polished areas, back has 2 areas that has age-related tarnish. Entitled 'Silvery Swirl' from 1972.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 'FLEURETTE' BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 42mm
Signed '©SARAH', good condition, a few dull spots on the silvertone in front from aging, not obvious, a little on the back. The original brooch is entirely silvertone, the previous owner had painted the florals pink. Entitled 'Fleurette' probably from the 70s.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 'SILVERY SUNBURST' BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33) nett

Size: 60mm
Signed '©SARAH COV'. Fine condition, scuffs on the faux pearl, the plating has also chipped off on some places on the front and more on the back. Entitled 'Silvery Sunburst' probably from the 1970s.

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