This totally awesome, vintage 1960's mid century pinwheel brooch and earring set, with German vitrail foil backing, is a purple, blue, green and silver starburst of color beneath the thick, beveled edge glass stones. The impressively thick stone on the brooch is bezel set in a fine dogtooth rimmed setting in a warm gold plated wash. The round frame features a fine and chunky twisted gold rope design.
The original Hattie Carnegie signed red velvet box is included with this set! Great for gift-giving, and a nice bonus for the avid collector. See last photo.
The very rare brooch and pendant combination piece measures 1.75" inches across X 5/8" of an inch thick! It can be worn as a pin or strung on a chain link necklace to wear as a pendant.
The matching earrings mirror the brooch's construction on a smaller scale, with each one measuring 1 1/8" inches across. Back of clips are marked "Hattie Carnegie" in script lettering, and they are in excellent condition.
Floral filigree open cut back on the brooch, as well, is marked "Hattie Carnegie" in script letters with the copyright © symbol on a raised, oval cartouche. Pin and pendant hook are in fine condition. The pin, pendant combo is in very good to excellent condition, with the only flaw being some loss of the foil backing on the center portion of four spokes of the wheel. Despite this imperfection, it is still a wow of a piece...What an unique set!
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