Roses glisten in silver enamel mist edged and accented in lustrous gold tone in this '70s vintage necklace, earrings and brooch set from Florenza. For a touch of color and sparkle, each piece sports a cranberry red aurora borealis rhinestone at blossom's center. The classic roses bloom yet once more -- forever fresh from Florenza.
The Dan Kasoff Company of New York ran Florenza from about 1948-1981, producing romantic, classically inspired jewelry. The company also manufactured jewelry for Weiss, Kramer, Capri, Coro and Carnegie, as well as trinkets for cosmetics giant Estee Lauder.
The three piece set presented, from the company's later years (circa 1970s) features a necklace with a fixed gold tone chain length of 23 inches, spring ring clasp and center rose blossom pendant in silver mist, golden highlights and center ab rhinestone. Pendant measures about 1 1/2 inches x 1 1/2 inches with a 1/2 inch profile or height. Clip earrings join the scene with single rose blossom, foliage and cranberry ab chaton, measuring about 1 1/2 inches x 1 inch. A large stemmed brooch with rhinestone set blossom and leafy spears completes the parure at approximately 3 inches x 1 5/8 inches at it's widest point with a 1/2 inch profile or height. Weight of the complete set is about 56 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All silvery mist spray and golden highlights intact. No rubs, scratches, discoloration or stains. No dents or improper bends to metals. All rhinestones intact, retaining color and sparkle. Earring clips, brooch pin mechanism and necklace clasp strong and secure. No kinks to necklace chain. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs.
Each piece is signed on reverse: "FLORENZA" and copyright symbol. Circa 1970s.
The always relevant, romantic rose. Dusted in silvery mist, polished to a golden luster and lit by the aurora borealis. A timeless tribute from Florenze. At Cody's.
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