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Sarah Coventry "Springtime" (1972) - color change?

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    Posted 5 years ago

    Huffstutler
    (23 items)

    I know this is the popular 1972 Sarah Coventry "Springtime" brooch. My question is that, the marquise stones are dark purple but, the catalog and ad photos seem to show it with a blue stone? And the fuscia rounds may be red? Did Sarah Coventry change this up prior to manufacturing?

    Some classify this as Celtic but I do not see any kind or style of "knots" on this. To me, what I see is Art Nouveau.

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    Comments

    1. Gillian, 5 years ago
      Is you brooch stamped "Sarah" on the back? If so I wouldn't worry about the colour changes - could have been changed prior to manufacturing or afterwards.

      Very, very nice indeed.
    2. Huffstutler Huffstutler, 5 years ago
      Gillian, t is definately a SC piece and all are made just like mine with the purple stones, not bluish as in the printed materials.
    3. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Oh Goody -------- another "Sarah Coventry" collector!! I have some pieces posted too.
    4. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Love the SC!!
    5. Huffstutler Huffstutler, 5 years ago
      antiquerose, do you also like Emmons? I am seeking an elusive piece by them.
    6. Huffstutler Huffstutler, 4 years ago
      Added another photo of a brooch that looks like it may had been an early production and the reason for the "bluish" color marquise stones seen in ads. Look like they were AB but possibly changed because it clashed with the center blue stones?

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