The Hargo company produced jewelry in New York in the 1950s - 1960s. Well known for it's genies, dragons, oriental and enamel work, the company produced many other fantasy and figural pieces, often incorporating rhinestones, cabochons, and faux pearls.
Pictured is a bronze tone leafy fern frond. It's spears are alternately cup set with clear rhinestone chatons and tiny faux seed pearls. Between each spear is a roped loop while the long center vein / stem features tiny metal beading. The perfect balance of pearlescent purity and diamante dash in a bronzed finish setting.
The frond measures approximately 3 inches x 1 1/8 inches at it's widest point. Simulated seed pearls are approximately 1 millimeter. Largest chatons are about 2 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is approximately 14 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All rhinestones intact and brilliant. No dark, cloudy or dead stones. All imitation seed pearls retain nacre and luster. Bronze tone finish intact, front and back. Pin shaft straight. Locking wheel secure. Clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
Reverse of brooch is signed in block caps: "HAR" preceded by copyright symbol. The brooch dates to circa 1950s-'60s.
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