An acknowledged D & E piece, this wonderful '60s vintage eight point golden star brooch boasts five riveted aurora borealis rhinestone rosettes above a quartet of huge aurora borealis chatons. Base layer consists of golden topaz rhinestone channels culminating with eight star points, each aglitter in a trio of golden topaz chaton rhinestones. DeLizza and Ester has left no stone unturned -- every available space is laden with sparkling splendor.
The brooch measures about 2 1/ 2inches across with a generous 1/2 inch profile or height. Largest aurora borealis chatons are approximately 11 millimeters; largest topaz rhinestones, 7 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is 40 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All rhinestones intact, retaining color, ab finish and brilliance. No dark, off, cloudy or dead stones. No chips, nicks, cracks or breaks to stones. No dents or improper bends to metal components. All rosettes securely riveted -- no bents arms. All soldering secure. Pin mechanism secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The brooch is an unsigned DeLizza & Elster piece. Circa 1960s.
The jubilance of Juliana. Dare to be different. From D & E. At Cody's.
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