What a charming vintage brooch! This is a large silvertone brooch made in the likeness of a handsome parrot sitting on a branch. It has a single sparkling garnet red rhinestone eye and lots of great detail, making quite a statement when worn.
This piece is signed "PELL" with the copyright symbol. The Pell Jewelry Company was founded in 1941 by the four Gaita brothers, Anthony, William, Joseph, and Alfred. The company specialized in pave rhinestone brooches, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and tiaras. The Pell Jewelry Company has had a rich history of established working relationships with many companies such as Disney, the Miss America Organization, and Coro.
This wonderful pin measures approximately 2-3/4" x 1". It is in very good to excellent condition and has a secure rollover clasp.