This beautifully crafted vintage Bijoux Cascio Horse head brooch pin is in mint condition! This circus or carousel type horse is wonderfully textural and has fabulous dimension. It measures 2 and ½ inch tall and 1 and ¾ inches across. The very glossy black enamel horse head really stands out against the richly colored rhinestones and heavy gold plating. The eye is a single clear rhinestone, and there are teal, citrine, and fuscia colored rhinestones in the circus head plumes. The ornamentation at the neck has a sparkly citrine colored enamel background that is very rich, with varying shaped rhinestones, all very brilliant. All the rhinestones are faceted and pick up the light for great impact! The pin and clasp are in perfect working order. The Bijoux Cascio mark appears on the back in an oval cartouche. What look like white spots are merely light reflection, as the enamel is so very sleek.
Founded in the 1940's in Italy by Gaetano Cascio and then operated by his son Riccardo Cascio, Bijoux Cascio was a prominent designer that made high-end pieces sold in the very best shops in both Italy and the USA. They also supplied famous designer lines including Pucci and Capucci, cited in the book Jewels of Fantasy, Costume Jewelry of the 20th Century , ed. Deanna Farneti Cera. This marvel is a very collectible piece released in 1968, absolutely gorgeous!
I am always happy to answer questions and combine shipping. Customer satisfaction is my number one priority~guaranteed!
Gift boxed. Patrons in the US choose 1st class bubble mailer or Priority box shipping at checkout. Insurance optional.
Need it faster? Express shipping available~please email me.
Please let me know if you need a printed receipt/packing slip. In an effort to conserve and be "greener", I no longer include automatically.
International friends: Please email me for shipping options. If I can safely package an item in a smaller box and the actual shipping charges are less than estimated, I will gladly refund you the difference.
Tracking updates are available, linked to your purchase order.
Welcome! Combined shipping and Layaway available. Many items reduced/on sale.
Great vintage jewelry items at reasonable prices. Combined shipping and layaway available. Your satisfaction is top priority!