Iridescent nuggets, aurora borealis beads, rhinestone rondelles and simulated turquoise rounds meld in this delicious '60s vintage medley from Hobe. Gold tone clip earrings with characteristic Hobe roller wheels feature free form purplish iridescent glass beads sharing the circle with faceted purple aurora borealis beads and ultra violet ab rhinestone rondelles. At centers, turquoise colored beads with golden flecks anchor. Components are wired onto a filigree back plate. Creative color and component coordination are text book Hobe.
The gold tone button style earrings measure about 1 1/4 inches across with a 3/8 inch profile or height. Nugget / free form beads are approximately 11 millimeters; ab faceted rounds, 8 millimeters. Weight of the earrings pair is about 24 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. All beads free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. Colors / finishes remain as treated. Wonderful flashes of aurora borealis bronzy gold. Rhinestones retain ab finish and spectacular sparkle. Faux turquoise beads retain color and golden flecks. Beads / rondelles securely wired onto frame. Gold tone finish intact with some minor wear on reverses only. Earring clips strong and secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Each original earring clip is signed: "Hobe". Circa 1960s.
Beads and brilliants in harmony with Hobe. Tasty temptations. At Cody's.
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