Rarely offered, DeLizza & Elster's plus sized rhinestone tulip brooch in gold tone boasts stone cuts in navette, chaton and flat table oval with side faceting. Wonderful autumnal colors in golden topaz, peridot and olivine green, citrine and orange compliment the textured gold tone framework and stem perfectly. Size, stone cuts and colors, construction and premium presentation are in full bloom from the masters of make believe. D & E.
The brooch measures a generous approximate 4 1/8 inches x 1 1/2 inches at it's widest point with a maximum 1/2 inch profile or height. Flat table oval stones are about 20 millimeters x 10 millimeters; largest navette, 25 millimeters x 6 millimeters and largest chatons, 9 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is 27.5 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All rhinestones free from chips, nicks, cracks or breaks. All secure within pronged settings. Rhinestone retain colors and sparkle. No dents or improper bend to metal components. Gold tone finish intact, front and back. Pin mechanism strong and secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The brooch is not signed. Design, stones cuts, colors and combination, construction and research indicates the brooch is by DeLizza & Elster. We think an earlier work -- circa 1950-1954.
D & E. Larger than life. Growing green. At Cody's.
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