Dior. A name synonymous with...well...Dior. A name without equal. Known worldwide in fashion circles and in any circle for that matter, Christian Dior has been making headlines since the conception of his "New Look" in the late '40s. High quality costume jewelry was always part of the fashion statement and Dior was said to have personally designed the jewelry until his death in 1957. The House of Dior survives and flourishes.
The '80s - early '90s vintage gold tone rose flower blossom brooch presented features tiny clear crystal rhinestones embedded throughout in the layered petals of the blossom. A trio of veined and striated leaves juts from a textured stem. Detail and dimension sprinkled with sparkle abound in Dior's tribute to the rose.
The brooch measures approximately 2 3/8 inches x 1 5/8 inches at it's widest point with a maximum profile or height of 3/8 inches. Weight of the brooch is about 28 grams.
Condition is excellent / pristine vintage. All components original and intact. All rhinestone crystals intact and uniformly clear and brilliant. No dark, yellow, cloudy or dead stones. No damaged or missing stones. All metal components free from dents or improper bends. No scratches or abrasions. All gold tone finish intact, front and back. Pin mechanism secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Pristine vintage.
Reverse of the brooch is signed within an oblong cartouche: "Chr. Dior" followed by copyright symbol. Circa 1980s-early '90s.
A rose by any other name is just another rose. Keep it sweet with Dior. At Cody's.
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