Weiss' Long Stemmed Beauties, circa 1960s, featured various flower blossom brooches exquisitely set with colorful rhinestones and art glass stones. Stems were elongated and wired with complementing stone set foliage. Premium materials were used in tandem with the best workmanship Weiss offered. The popular line remains a main attraction for collectors and aficionados of vintage costume jewelry.
The sunflower brooch presented, circa 1960s, blossoms with yellow marquise art glass "petals" surrounding a lustrous oval faceted black glass stone. A substantial gold tone stem supports, set at center with jutting olivine colored navette rhinestones and a single marquise art glass stone in complementing blossom yellow.
The brooch measures a generous 4 inches long x 2 inches at it's widest point with a 3/8 inch profile or height. Black oval stone is approximately 18 millimeters x 13 millimeters'; marquises, 15 millimeters x 7 millimeters and navettes; 15 millimeters x 4 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is 24 grams.
Condition is excellent / near pristine vintage. All components and stones original and intact. No chips, nicks, cracks or breaks to stones. All retain colors, luster and sparkle. No off or dead stones. All secure within pronged settings. All metal components free from dents or improper bends. All soldering neat and secure. All gold tone finish intact, front and back.. Pin mechanism strong and secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Near pristine vintage.
Reverse of the brooch is signed within an oval cartouche: "WEISS". Circa 1960s.
Let the sun shine in with the long stemmed lovelies of Weiss. Forever fresh. At Cody's.
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Weiss Rhinestone Art Glass Long Stemmed Sunflower Brooch Pin