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    Posted 2 months ago

    Lizr25
    (9 items)

    I have been trying to find a matching brooch/pendant for at least 10 years with no luck. I would love to know the maker. No signature. It is gold tone but a magnet does not attract it. It is set as if the stones are real but I do not know if they are real blue and white topaz. If anyone has any info I would greatly appreciate the history. Thank you.

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 2 months ago
      What a pretty & unusual piece, reminds me of a pendulum clock design
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 months ago
      Hopefully Eileen will see this, she might have the answer, love it !~
    3. RichmondLori RichmondLori, 2 months ago
      My thought could be CORO? reminds me of VanDell,
      Lori
    4. Lizr25 Lizr25, 2 months ago
      Thank you for your comments.
    5. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 months ago
      Thanks for the confidence Phil...
      What I see here is vintage costume.
      See how the “diamonds” on the outer semi circle have darkened?
      There is definitely foil damage under these rhinestones, and that’s is what is causing this.
      We call them “dead” stones when they go black. The blue baguettes ( term for rectangle blue stone) are also foiled. To date this piece is tricky, I am no expert by far, but I’m gonna guess 1930’s-1940’s. I am going by the hinge & clasp. No earlier than 1930’s. Just my two cents, others know more.
      No matter, it is an unusual piece, and if you love it, that is what matters!
    6. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 months ago
      Oh, and Lori is probably right, it does look like Coro / CoroCraft. ( it’s the blue baguettes)
    7. valentino97 valentino97, 2 months ago
      I agree with Eileen - looks 1940's. Lovely brooch!

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