Hobe's '60s vintage long stemmed orchid looking beauty boasts a layered flower blossom studded with ruby red rhinestones in marquise, navette and pear shapes. Smoky quartz colored chaton rhinestones lace as smoke colored marquises dot throughout. Red baguette rhinestones embellish stem with leaf treatment in smoke chaton and pear shaped rhinestones. Finish is in gold tone.
The brooch measures approximately 2 3/4 inches x 1 3/4 inches at it's widest point with a maximum 1/2 inch profile or height. Largest marquises are about 10 millimeters x 5 millimeters; baguettes, 5 millimeters x 2.5 millimeters. Weigh of the brooch is 16 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. All rhinestones intact, retaining colors and sparkle. No chips, nicks, cracks or breaks to stones. All metal components securely soldered and free from dents or improper bends. All gold tone finish intact, front and back. Pin mechanism secure. No damage / no repairs. Minimal wear. Excellent vintage.
The brooch is signed on reverse within an oval cartouche: "Hobe'", copyright symbol over the "o". Circa 1960s.
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Hobe Rhinestone Flower Blossom Brooch Pin