Offered is a gorgeous '60s vintage star brooch with a clear rhinestone base accented with large vitrail aurora borealis chatons , then topped with six raised vitrail ab rhinestone rosettes. A web of channel / cup set clear chaton rhinestones connects the cache of stones. Virtually every available space is glittering with rhinestones. Settings and hardware are finished in rich rhodium plate. These features along with riveted attachments, pin assembly, solder puddles, as well as overall design, materials, and workmanship are consistent with DeLizza & Elster's work.
The brooch measures a very generous approximate 2 5/8 inches across with a 1/2 inch profile. The largest ab stones are each about 10 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is a substantial 44 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All stones intact. "White" stones uniformly clear and brilliant. Vitrail ab stones retain excellent color play, emitting gold, purple and bronze prisms. All rhodium plate intact, front and back. All rosettes retain shape and lift for dramatic dimension. Pin back strong and secure. Pin shaft has slight bend. All riveting secure. No damage / no repairs. Clean and ready to wear.
As is common, the brooch is not signed. Peruse the photos and check out the signature features that indicate D & E's work.
A star that glows and glitters as brightly as any in the heavens. Catch it at Cody's.
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