Ice, aqua and Montana blue rhinestones in chaton and marquise cuts adorn this lustrous rhodium plated brooch by Eisenberg, circa 1950s. Clear chaton rhinestone ribbon or "icing" stones accent. Larger chaton rhinestones are beautifully dentelle faceted for that extra sparkle you're accustomed to in quality Eisenberg pieces. Layering is also on full display with rhinestone swirls and a rosette blossom boosting the brooch to new levels. Plating in platinum toned rhodium ices the cake. Vintage Eisenberg at it's best.
The brooch measures approximately 2 5/8 inches x 2 inches at it's widest point with a maximum 1/2 inch profile or height. Larger marquise rhinestones are 15 millimeters x 7 millimeters; largest Montana blue chaton rhinestones, 11 millimeters and ice blue chaton rhinestones, 6 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is 32.8 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components intact. All rhinestones intact and free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. All retain respective blue colors and dazzling sparkle. Dentelles deliver expected oomph. "White" rhinestones uniformly clear and brilliant. No dents or bends to metal components. All layers remain securely soldered in place. All lustrous rhodium plating intact, front and back. Pin mechanism strong and secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The brooch is signed on reverse within an oblong cartouche: "EISENBERG" . There is also an inventory or stone setters identification. It appears to be "330" although there could be an additional character preceding the first "3". Design, materials, including rhodium plating, colors, construction and presentation date the brooch to the late 1940s-1950s.
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