Deja flower basket pin dating from between 1939 and 1941. Jewelry marked Deja is very rare as the time period pieces were marked with this signature was only two years. The Deja costume jewelry company was founded in 1939 by Soloman Finkelstein who created and was well known for enameled floral pieces such as this one. In 1941 Deja was forced to change it's name after a lawsuit from another costume jewelry company known as DuJay. After this happened Deja changed it's name to Reja which is a more well known company in the costume jewelry world. Nevertheless pieces marked Deja are highly collectible and this one is no exception. It is composed of a gold tone metal base which forms this yellow flower basket holding beautiful blue and white flowers. The basket is covered in yellow enamel with four white rhinestones at the base and the flowers have a light blue and white enamel over them. The leaves are covered in a green enamel and each flower bulb is centered by a bezel set white rhinestone. The back has a pin and locking "C" clasp closure as well as the "Deja" hallmark on the back of the flower basket. This brooch measures 1 1/4" long by 1 1/8" in width. The leaves have a small amount of enamel wear but this is normal for it's age and other than that the brooch is in great condition.