3-D Retro Goldtone Faux Dyed Turquoise Chinese Lantern Plant Brooch

This is a nifty retro Goldtone Faux Dyed Turquoise Chinese Lantern Plant Brooch.

The three dimensional shape and style of this pin mimics the `pod' of the Chinese Lantern (Physalis alkekengi). These plants are known for the papery orange `lantern' pods that develop around the ripening fruit, which is in the tomatillo family. This pin has a high profile and the goldtone has a textured surface on both the front and back. The textured surface resembles the veining on the pod. The 6 `stones' are faux dyed turquoise, exhibiting the veining of turquoise and the coral color one might find on a Chinese Lantern pod. It is a heavy brooch with a locking clasp.

It is unmarked and measures about 1 ¾" tall, 1 ½" across and the profile height is a bit more than a half inch.

Excellent Condition: no bends, breaks or missing elements. The clasp works fine.

This is a classically styled piece of jewelry that will continue to work as a fashion accessory for years to come! The timeless elegance makes it an ideal gift for someone who loves jewelry! We are always offering a nice selection of jewelry and other vintage goodies, so please take a look through our shop. We would be pleased to combine shipping on multiple purchases.

Thank you for shopping with Cousins Antiques!

Item ID: aj211-bg3403


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold Orange, Size: 1 ¾”

3-D Retro Goldtone Faux Dyed Turquoise Chinese Lantern Plant Brooch

3-D Retro Goldtone Faux Dyed Turquoise Chinese Lantern Plant Brooch
3-D Retro Goldtone Faux Dyed Turquoise Chinese Lantern Plant Brooch

This is a nifty retro Goldtone Faux Dyed Turquoise Chinese Lantern Plant Brooch.

The three dimensional shape and style of this pin mimics the `pod' of the Chinese Lantern (Physalis alkekengi). These plants are known for the papery orange `lantern' pods that develop around the ripening fruit, which is in the tomatillo family. This pin has a high profile and the goldtone has a textured surface on both the front and back. The textured surface resembles the veining on the pod. The 6 `stones' are faux dyed turquoise, exhibiting the veining of turquoise and the coral color one might find on a Chinese Lantern pod. It is a heavy brooch with a locking clasp.

It is unmarked and measures about 1 ¾" tall, 1 ½" across and the profile height is a bit more than a half inch.

Excellent Condition: no bends, breaks or missing elements. The clasp works fine.

This is a classically styled piece of jewelry that will continue to work as a fashion accessory for years to come! The timeless elegance makes it an ideal gift for someone who loves jewelry! We are always offering a nice selection of jewelry and other vintage goodies, so please take a look through our shop. We would be pleased to combine shipping on multiple purchases.

Thank you for shopping with Cousins Antiques!

Item ID: aj211-bg3403


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold Orange, Size: 1 ¾”

$15 USD

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