Amethyst colored rhinestones pair with clear brilliants in this 50s vintage gold tone shield style brooch and matching upswept clip earrings set. A large brilliant full cut faux amethyst anchors brooch, surrounded by sparkling clear chaton rhinestones. Variously sized marquise / navette purple rhinestones extend reinforced on reverse with rods / bars. Matching clip earrings feature single clear chaton rhinestones fanning out with trios of purple navette rhinestones. The set appears very Austrian to us although the pieces are not signed.
The set includes the brooch at approximately 2 inches x 1 7/8 inches with a 3/8 inch profile or height. Earrings are about 7/8 inch x 1/2 inch. Brooch center brilliant full cut stone is 16 millimeters; largest navettes, 15 millimeters x 5 millimeters; largest chatons, 8 millimeters. Weight of the brooch and earrings set is 22 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. All rhinestones free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. Purple stones retain rich amethyst color and sparkle. "White" stones uniformly clear and brilliant. No dents or improper bends to metal components. All gold tone finish intact, fronts and backs. Pin mechanism and earring clips strong and secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The set is not signed. It shares many characteristics of Austrian work. Circa 1950s-1960s.
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Amethyst Glass Rhinestone Brooch Pin Earrings Demi Parure Set