John Gould the son of a head gardener at Windsor Castle became a curator at the Zoological Society of London in 1827 He with the assistance of accomplished artists Gould produced 15 folio works on birds Family of Humming Birds which provided the inspiration for these dainty pins. Captured is the Hummingbird’s iridescent beauty in the gold tone metal with Paved Austrian Crystals in green Peridot. The smaller Hummingbird Pin has a crystal colored Rhinestone eye. This set has been meticulously created under the guidance of the Smithsonian Institution and each Pin bears the Smithsonian seal of approval. These extraordinary pieces of jewelry were available through Avon.
Complete with the original box and miniature tri-fold pamphlet these Hummingbird Brooches are in unworn condition. We purchase this Avon vintage costume jewelry from an estate sale where the original owner was an Avon Distributor for over 50 years!
The largest of the figural Hummingbird Pin measures ¾ of an inch long by 1 inch wide and is signed SI in simulated Pava Peridot Austrian crystal stones. The smallest Hummingbird Pin measures ½ of an inch long by 5/8 of an inch wide. The Box paper pamphlet and Hummingbird Pins are all in mint unworn condition.
We also have this same set representing the July Birthstone in simulated Ruby’s. Item #J17413.
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Superb condition and quality!
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