Offered is an example of the popular fruit pins made in Austria. These are mid century in origin. All kinds of fruit were used in designing these pins in a wide variety of colors, some true to the fruit and some not. This one has what we think are plums in a blue purple. The lucite fruit is clear and mounted on black, plastic leaves. Further interest is achieved with a single lime tone rhinestone at the stem. At the top is a stand-alone rhinestone flower with 6 purple stones surrounding a green center. This brooch is marked Austria on the back. It is 2 1/2 x 2". Original listing price $32 Item 72166b
Collectibles with a vintage sensibility; specialty in ladies hats and fashion accessories.
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