With it's spectacular mottled art glass cabochon in turquoise bordered by four sections of oval and chaton rhinestones in champagne and French blue sandwiched between lacy pewter tone metal ribbon flaps, Austria offers it's finest in this '60s vintage high rise brooch. From it's high quality materials to it's construction features suspiciously suggestive of a famous maker, Austrian craftsmanship continues to wow the crowd decades after it's creation.
The brooch measures approximately 2 inches across (side to side square) with a 1/2 inch profile or height. Mottled art glass stone in about 30 millimeters; champagne oval rhinestones, 10 millimeters x 8 millimeters and French blue chatons, 4 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is 36 grams.
Condition is excellent / pristine vintage. All components original and intact. Art glass cabochon free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks with superb mottling / color. All rhinestones retain colors and sparkle. No off, cloudy or dead stones. All metal components free from dents, bends, crush or collapse. (Construction features include reverse reinforcement ring and hook and eye attachment). All pewter tone finish intact, front and back. Pin mechanism strong and secure. No damage / no repairs. Extremely clean. Pristine vintage.
Reverse of the brooch is signed within an oval cartouche: "AUSTRIA". Circa 1960s-1970s.
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