Vintage 1950's Weiss Huge Ruffled Rhinestone Sunflower Black Japanned Brooch.
This is a knockout piece by Weiss. Comprised of a long stemmed flower brooch with a huge head meant to depict a sunflower. The huge flower head is set with a very large round faceted black glass stone at the center....open back.... with bright yellow smooth or cabochon shape opaque navette stones set in a ruffled wave around the center stone. The flower head appears to be fluttering in a gentle breeze. Long stem is finished with four identical navette stones set as leaves at the base. Black Japanned finish.
Brooch is signed Weiss on the back of the flower head.
Brooch measures 4-3/4 inch long by 2-1/4 inch wide. The flower head along measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter.
Excellent vintage condition. Sunny!