This showy 1950's butterfly pin is solid copper with lovely peach and copper colored enamel (with some accent colors as well) on the wings. The butterfly's abstract body is applied over the wings and is burnished and lacquered copper. This pin is from Jerry Fels of California, who was a very popular jewelry designer active between 1950 and1965. His pieces are signed "Matisse" and "Renoir." This pin is signed "Matisse." The pin measures 2 1/8" X 2 1/8" X 3/8" thick. It is in excellent original condition, without blemish.
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