A charming vintage designer sterling brooch crafted in Germany by Alice Caviness c1950s.
The sweet little birds are beautifully designed and very well made with great attention to detail.
They are enameled in shades of blue with beige breasts, the tail feathers are cobalt blue.
The outer wings are set with marcasites, the eyes are red rhinestones.
The dimensional birds are perched a branch with a single leaf enameled in two shades of green.
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear, (any white spots are glare) secure safety catch.
Measures 1&3/8" by .75", total weight is 5.2 grams.
Signed on the back in three places- Sterling Silver, Alice Caviness and Germany.
A delightful fine quality whimsical designer bird pin c1950s.
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*Alice Caviness started her jewelry business in the 1940s. Caviness Jewelry was sold only in high-end boutique and department stores and fine jewelry shops in United States, and they were very selective as to who carried their jewelry. Alice and Jules found manufacturers of superb sterling and gold-on-sterling jewelry, cloisonne enamels and filigrees. Caviness jewelry is distinctive and unusual, which explains why it remains so popular today. Since it was a special line of jewelry with many fewer pieces made than companies like Coro and Trifari, it is difficult to find today, and very collectible.
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