ON SALE! For your consideration is this wonderful modernistic brooch by Betty Cooke. Signed Cooke and sterling silver - tested and guaranteed.
The pin measures 2 inches across
It is in great functioning condition as shown. Not sure if minor bending or made this way. It was owned by a woman that was good friend with Betty Cooke and part of her estate.
Betty Cooke, born in Maryland, 5 May 1924, still a central component of her craft, produces jewelry with an unmistakable, signature style. Cooke received formal training in metal working from a local jeweler during her time at the Maryland Institute, College of Art. Upon graduation with a bachelor in fine arts in 1946 she was hired on by the institute to teach welding to World War II veterans returning home. Betty Cooke is a prolific jewelry artist. Over the years she has always maintained her integrity as a designer, and almost without exception her pieces are made completely by hand. To date she has been honored by the De Beers Diamonds Today Award, the Alumni Medal of Honor from the Maryland Institute, College of Art, and been featured in numerous exhibitions.