Posted 7 months ago
This flower brooch has ribbon like petals or curly cues in both smooth and textured bright gold- tone metal as the petals, center of pave set rhinestones and rhinestone topped stamens completes the piece. the curly cues are 3-D, Not as heavy as your it looks, nice find for the new year.
hallmark appears on the reverse says CASTLECLIFF.
In 1918, American jewelry designers Clifford Furst and Joseph Bobley opened their own jewellery company “Castlecliff”. Initially, they both worked for other companies, but in 1941, launched Castlecliff jewelry brand, and in 1945 released the first collection of beautiful costume jewellery. The main designer was William Markle, whose imagination allowed him to create in all styles, from the Gothic, Renaissance and Art – Deco, before the three-dimensional and moving, trembling butterflies, flowers and animals. Castlecliff vintage jewellery has always been famous for exquisite and colorful decorations, rich decorative trim. The company worked with a lot of silver and almost always applied the gilding and silvering jewelry. They began put their Castlecliff marking on their products in 1941. The company ceased to exist in in 1977. Castlecliff Jewellery is highly valued by collectors. (from the website https://nasvete.com/castlecliff-vintage-jewellery)