At about 2 3/4 inches x 2 5/8 inches with a 3/4 in profile, this 1940s vintage clip was meant to stand on it's own. Sold in singles it would have been positioned at the center of an outfit's neckline. Today, this magnificent clip can be used a brooch or pin would be -- attached to a lapel, pocket, headband, belt, sash, hat, or wherever location your imagination takes you. Our shield shaped clip is constructed with heavy, layered brass tone filigree work and cup set with dentelle faceted, sapphire blue chaton rhinestones with a periphery of small blue accent round brilliants. The stones have a blue velvet glow, deeper and richer without the harshness.
The clip is impressively sized at just shy of 3 inches across. Large blue chatons are approximately 8 millimeters. Weight of the clip is about 52 substantial grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All blue stones intact, retaining saturated color and sparkle. Gold tone finish intact, front and back. Minor age commensurate wear to some edges of filigree panels. Proper patina. No dents or improper bends. Riveting / soldering secure. Clip mechanism functions as designed. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The clip is not signed. It is impressive in it's design, size, materials, construction and presentation. It dates the 1940s.
Vintage. It's what's for brunch, lunch and dinner. Wear it proudly. Cody's.
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'40s Vintage Large Blue Rhinestone Dress Clip