Ruby red rhinestones in chaton, marquise and navette cuts fire up every available space on our large, layered and lovely '60s vintage butterfly brooch. With a wing span of approximately 3 1/4 inches he's ready to spread 'em and soar. Land him on your lapel, chapeau, sash, sweater, or just about any pinable place for a splash of color and sparkle. Luscious ruby red rhinestones in variously sized chatons, marquises and navettes are strategically fit to fill in all the blanks beautifully. A pair of rhinestone tipped antennae add finishing touches.
The butterfly measures approximately 3 1/4 inches x 2 3/4 inches with a 3/8 inch profile or thickness. Largest marquises are about 15 millimeters x 7 millimeters; navettes, approximately 15 millimeters x 4 millimeters and largest chatons, about 6 millimeters. Weight of the brooch is about 40 grams.
Condition is excellent vintage. All components original and intact. All rhinestones intact, retaining saturated color and sparkle. No off or dead stones. No chips, nicks, cracks or breaks to stones. No dents or improper bends to metal. All soldering / layering secure. All shapes retained. Silver tone finish intact, front and back. Pin mechanism secure. Extremely clean. No damage / no repairs. Excellent vintage.
The brooch is not signed. It's high quality design, materials and workmanship suggest the work of a respected maker. Circa 1960s.
Wing it in red. A first class flight every time. At Cody's.
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