In signature West German elaborate filigree work this large brass tone floral blossom brooch features chaton and marquise rhinestones in brilliant ruby red, fuchsia pink and cranberry aurora borealis. A curved twisted stem sprouts upward revealing a filigreed multi petal blossom laden with rhinestones. Colors are carefully chosen and coordinated, another West German hallmark.
The brooch measures a generous approximate 3 1/2 inches x 1 3/4 inches at it's widest point with a 1/2 inch profile or height. Center chaton rhinestone is about 6 millimeters; marquises, 10 millimeters x 5 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is 16 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. All rhinestones intact, retaining colors, aurora borealis treatment, and brilliance. No chips, nicks, cracks or breaks to stones. No dents or improper bends to metal components. All brass tone finish intact, front and back. All soldering secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Reverse of the brooch is signed within a rectangular cartouche: "WESTERN GERMANY". Design, materials, colors and construction suggest a 1970s vintage.
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