Ciner vintage elephant pin with swarovski crystals and faux pearls. This brooch is composed of a gold tone brushed metal that gives the appearance of wrinkles in the elephant's skin. A stunning lifelike creature, this elephant has amazing enameling as well as two imitation pearl accents that definitely enhance the overall quality. The imitation pearls sit inside of a carriage screwed onto the elephant's back which is known as a howdah. This section has Swarovski crystal rhinestones set on the top in gold tone metal and the two faux pearls are set in red enamel inside the howdah. The elephant's back has a sheet or cloth placed on it's back and is composed of blue enamel that has nine large Swarovski crystals surrounding one large green tourmaline emerald cut glass stone set in the center. The elephant's head has 14 Swarovski crystal rhinestones set around an oval shaped piece of blue enameling that makes up the headdress. The eye is a small green stone and the elephant has white enamel over it's tusks. Finally there is a heart shaped gold tone metal necklace with one Swarovski crystal rhinestone set in the center around the elephant's neck. This figural brooch is able to stand on its own and is in amazing condition with no missing Swarovski crystals or wear to the enamel work as well as the gold tone metal finish. The
back of the pin has a long and sturdy pin and locking "C" clasp closure that holds well and the signature "Ciner" is inside of a rectangular cartouche. The brooch measures 1 3/4" long by 1 3/4" wide and is in excellent overall condition with no wear or missing stones.