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Unsigned layered blue brooch with blue/green spray

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    Posted 10 months ago

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    Another brooch my elderly friend and jewelry expert encouraged me to buy. She couldn’t tell me why, other than that it looked like “a very nice piece”. I always trust her advice so I purchased it. The blue makes me happy!

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 10 months ago
      The overlay spray is different and so lovely.
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 10 months ago
      The colour is beautiful, if only they used real prongs to set the stones instead of false ones and glue.
    3. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 10 months ago
      I hit the love button because the cobalt color is absolutely lovely but...
      I believe we are looking at a contemporary piece, not vintage. See the back with all the “grooves” in the setting? The color of the foil also raises red flags, but most of all is the pin mechanism. Please forgive me, but it is a very inexpensive finding not found on vintage pieces. And the stones are glued in, see the prongs? They are ornamental, not functional. ( which is seen in vintage, just not high end) I feel just awful telling you this, but we are here to learn as well as appreciate.
      Anyone feel different? I’m no “self- appointed” expert here, just years of collecting brought me to these conclusions. I would love to be wrong...
    4. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 10 months ago
      Yes, Phil is the one would taught me about “real” vs. “fake” prongs!
      He knows his stuff!
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 10 months ago
      You are an expert now I feel Eileen, you have some drop dead gorgeous finds and your knowledge here, and especially in your posts is yet to be topped, I feel. The colour here in this pin is the saving grace.
    6. valentino97 valentino97, 10 months ago
      Agree with Eileen, this looks new or for a lower retail store. I have worked as a vendor at Macy's, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales and more (now gone - Robinson May, Buffums, Bullocks, IMagnin, Saks) department stores for the last 30 years. This is an item that was copied from old designs but probably not offered at those stores. Possibly made in 1980's when trade in China opened up? and sold to lower tier market like Sears or boutiques. Still Wonderful! Collect what you love.
    7. salome000 salome000, 10 months ago
      Hi Phil! Thank you so much for dropping in! Blue is my favorite color and the light in my cabinet will really set it off beautifully! I could tell from the back it was a cheaper piece even though my elderly friend (who, by this time, had had a stroke and couldn’t go out as much) liked it. Perhaps the blue comforted her as it did me! But as far as imports from China go, compared to what’s being shipped in today, I’m thinking this is really high end lol

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