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Costume Jewelry4135 of 9331Hattie Carnegie flower broochPearl brooch as a cluster of grapes, no mark
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    Posted 5 years ago

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    I bought this set at least thirty years ago in a museum gift shop Smithsonian, I think) and it was said to be a replica of an amethyst and gold set in their collection. Again, no maker's mark on the reverse. I don't wear them together as it seems to much of a good thing. Any ideas who might have made it? Brooch slightly more than 2 inches long. Thanks in advance for any advice.

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      I'm afraid it's not possible to trace your jewelry to a specific maker.

      Here's what is presently in the Smithsonian jewelry collection:
    2. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 5 years ago
      Your beautiful brooch is a replica of an Edwardian Brooch of diamonds, platinum washed yellow gold, and a whooping 96 carat Brazilian amethyst. Though you don't have the real thing or might never know who made it, it is absolutely beautiful and I would wear it with pride. I agree, leave the earrings home. I don't believe earrings were part of the donation to the Smithsonian, though I could be wrong. Anyhow, it's lovely.
    3. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Great info Ms Crystal.
      It is a stunning brooch Veronika.
    4. AmberLover, 4 years ago
      It is a lovely set! I absolutely love it! I have wish I had a similar set in amber.. I'm a truly <a href="">amber jewelry</a> lover.. And I wish there were more sets of earrings and brooches. Not always necklaces is a thing. Beautiful set!

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