This is a remarkable vintage brooch! It is quite large and beautifully constructed in a flower shape. It has a round, circular, mounded or stacked center and ten "petals" radiating outward. The entire piece is set with gorgeous emerald green rhinestone navettes and one central round. The rest of the stones are sparkling white or clear rhinestone rounds. Included with your purchase is a vintage "the Diamond Look by Kramer" royal blue velvet box! The box is clam shaped and lined in cream colored satin fabric.
The brooch is signed "KRAMER OF NEW YORK" in an oval cartouche on the back of one of the petals. The setting is silvertone and may be rhodium plated. There is a secure roll over clasp and long straight pin.
Kramer Jewelry Creations was founded in New York in 1943 by designer Louis Kramer. The company's jewelry was of high quality and design. The company designed and manufactured some of the most luxurious and artistic costume jewelry in the 1950s. Their designs were always innovative and well crafted. The company's higher priced jewelry was usually marked "KRAMER" or "KRAMER of NEW YORK". Kramer created many hand-set quality pieces that had beautiful and outstanding jewelry designs. It produced jewelry pieces with an abundance of the highest quality Austrian rhinestones and crystals, simulated stones and pearls with clear or a variety of colors. The company ceased operations in the 1970s.
This exquisite brooch measures approximately 3" in diameter. It is in excellent condition. Quite a statement piece!