This lovely, old fashioned Christmas tree pin, signed by Pell, features five strands of twisted rope garland draping from the star across the bottom edge. Beneath them are nine detailed evergreen boughs in antique gold tone, dotted with starburst cuts, each embellished with red, green and blue jewel toned rhinestones for ornaments. An elaborate Bethlehem-style star is the topper, accented with a single, clear marquis shaped stone. A slender, tubular trunk finishes off this elegant holiday arbor.
Tree stands 2 5/8" inches tall X 1.75" inches at its widest point. Back is hallmarked "PELL" with the copyright symbol. This lovely tree is featured in Nancy Trowbridge's Christmas Tree Pins book, Jill Gallina's Christmas Pins Past & Present, as well as Comprehensive Guide to Christmas Tree Pins by Kathy Flood (Page 165). Excellent condition!
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