Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering a Paul Lobel style hand crafted sterling silver brooch c. 1960. The brooch features a major theme of Lobel's work in the 1950's, a stylized guitar. This individually made piece features a flat guitar with an upright neck attached at a right angle and showing 2 pegs. The brooch is 2-3/4" long X 1" wide (maximum dimensions). The back is marked "Sterling". The brooch has a safety style clasp and weighs 8.1 grams.
Paul A. Lobel, made stylized pieces featuring musical instruments, animals, leaf and flower forms, and other whimsical items. This piece is in that style. It is not a signed Lobel piece.
The silver content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing. The silver is marked "Sterling".
When you own vintage handmade jewelry, you wear a design that is unique and represents the artist's vision. It is made by a skilled craftsman and can have features which are only found in this piece. The jewelry may exhibit the marks of the craftsman. It will not be perfect.
Musical Lobel Style Handmade Guitar Brooch c. 1960