Rhinestones and art glass in magnificent autumnal colors of avocado, olivine, citrine, orange and gold, accented with aurora borealis surround tantalizing watermelon ovals in this showstopping '60s vintage shield style dangle brooch / pendant from DeLizza & Elster. In typical D & E fashion, myriad cuts of stones including marquise, navette, chaton and oval in signature color combinations are precisely coordinated. Navettes and marquises are unfoiled and open back set. Large, faceted watermelon ovals (one on each section) boast glints of green, ripe reds and hints of purple and gold. Brooch reverse features concealed hook at top for use as a pendant on your favorite necklace chain.
The brooch measures a generous approximate 3 1/4 inches x 2 inches at it's widest point with a 1/2 inch profile or height. Large watermelon oval is 25 millimeters; dangle oval, 18 millimeters; large citrine chatons, 8 millimeters and large marquises, 15 millimeters x 7 millimeters. Weight of the brooch / pendant is about 28 grams.
Condition is excellent / near pristine vintage. All components original and intact. All rhinestones and art glass stones retain colors, treatments and brilliance. No chips, nicks, cracks or breaks to stones. No off or dead stones. Watermelon stones display superb color play. All stones secure within settings. No dents or improper bends to metal components. Riveted, hooked dangle properly aligned. All gold tone finish intact, front and back. All soldering secure. Pin mechanism and pendant hook strong and secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Near pristine vintage.
The brooch / pendant is not signed. It is an accepted work of Delizza & Elster and guaranteed as such. Circa 1960s.
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