This cute turtle figural brooch is in very good condition. It is signed DeNicola on the reverse. The company was founded by Jerry DeNicola in the late 1950's through the 1970's. It became part of the Capri Jewelry company before closing business in 1973. This turtle brooch is topped with a large glass tortoise shell cabochon that is encircled by a row ot dark topaz colored rhinestones. The turtle has orange rhinestone eyes. The finish is gold tone. All stones are prong set. Very minor finish loss on the reverse and the very tip of the tail. This signed piece would be a lovely addition to a figural brooch collection or a turtle collector. Size is 1 1/2 by 2 1/4 inches.