Hobe hits a home run with it's '60s vintage button style clip earrings with filigree capped black beads, aurora borealis rhinestone rondelles and creamy faux pearls. Components are wired onto a filigree back plate. Earrings paddles have the familiar Hobe roller wheels. Faceted black, smooth white, warm brass and sparkling aurora borealis -- color and surface combinations are signature Hobe substance and style.
The round earrings measure approximately 1 1/4 inches across with a 1/2 inch profile or height. Center bead is 12 millimeters; peripheral beads and simulated pearls, 9 and 8 millimeters respectively. Weight of the earrings pair is 22 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All beads, imitation pearls and ab rhinestones retain treatments, nacre / luster and sparkle. Brass tone bead caps retain patina. No damaged or broken components. Beads securely wired onto framework. Some gold tone wear on back cover plates and earring clips. Earrings clips strong and secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Each original earring clip is signed: "Hobe". Circa 1960s.
Bewitched and beguiled by Hobe. "Jewels of Legendary Splendor". At Cody's.
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