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  • Outstanding vintage brooch probably dating from the 1940s or 50s.  This Czech pressed amber glass floral brooch features a floral bouquet with two flowers and a leaf. The amber glass is amazing with frosted pressed glass petals, gorgeous rhinestone centres and the leaf has frosted edges on a marquise shaped stone and small rhinestone. All the stones are claw set in a gold tone setting. This is a high quality made brooch which has retained it's original beauty and is in excellent vintage condition. This brooch has an amazing glow which is a feature of the way the frosted glass is made. I have never seen another brooch like this. The design is open work and it has a sturdy rollover clasp which is also in very good condition. This is a lovely example of Czech craftmanship - and the amber glass is always very popular. The brooch weighs just 10 grams. It  measures 6 x 3.4 cm.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.
  • Lovely vintage brooch. This enamel fish brooch has a lovely mix of autumn colours including orange, brown and gold. It also has a dark amethyst colour rhinestone eye surrounded by smaller clear rhinestones. Enamel fish brooches are often green but the colours in this one are quite unusual. The brooch is made of gold tone metal the the enamel is cold painted. The back features a strong rollover clasp. This is a quality brooch and is in excellent vintage condition. Would look great on a winter coat or jacket. The brooch weighs 16 grams. It  measures 4.5 x 3.5 cm. Presented in an organza drawstring bag.
  • Delightful vintage brooch. This antique Victorian turquoise glass brooch features a beautiful faux turquoise cabochon set in a gold tone metal setting, and surrounded by 21 tiny faux turquoise stones..  The overall shape is an oval and the smaller stones are claw set (so very little of the metal shows on the front).  The brooch is in very good vintage condition with no loose stones. This brooch is not signed but it is a good example of fabulous work from the Czech Gablonz metal and glass artists. They produced some excellent glass versions of gemstones with garnet, amethyst, amber, ruby and emerald being the most popular at the time. Turquoise glass like this was made by adding foil and this is a lovely example. The clasp is well made and is very secure.  It has a c-clasp and a hinged fixing, The pin extends beyond the edge of the brooch - as was customary for that time period. It is a small and neat brooch which could be work on jumpers, coats, jackets, hats or bags. It is very versatile. The brooch weighs 6 grams. It  measures 3.4 x 2.4 cm in diameter.   Presented in an organza drawstring bag.
  • Gorgeous vintage brooch. This garnet glass brooch is really lovely.  The brooch features deep red glass stones set in a gold tone metal setting.  The overall shape is of a six pronged star and the stones are claw set (so very little of the metal shows on the front). The brooch is in good vintage condition with no loose stones. There is a bit of wear on some of the glass but this is not noticeable when worn. Very sweet vintage brooch. This garnet glass and faux pearl wreath brooch features 53 deep red glass stones and 10 faux seed pearls set in a gold tone metal setting.  The overall shape is of a floral wreath and the stones are claw set (so very little of the metal shows on the front).  The brooch is in good vintage condition with no loose stones. This brooch is not signed but it is a good example of fabulous work from the Czech Gablonz metal and glass artists. They produced some excellent glass versions of gemstones with garnet, amethyst, amber, ruby and emerald being the most popular at the time. The rollover clasp is well made and is very secure.  It is a small and neat brooch which could be work on jumpers, coats, jackets, hats or bags. It is very versatile. The brooch weighs 6 grams. It  measures 4 cm in diameter.   Presented in a satin drawstring bag.
  • Gorgeous vintage brooch. This garnet glass brooch is really lovely.  The brooch features deep red glass stones set in a gold tone metal setting.  The overall shape is of a six pronged star and the stones are claw set (so very little of the metal shows on the front). The brooch is in good vintage condition with no loose stones. There is a bit of wear on some of the glass but this is not noticeable when worn. This brooch is not signed but I think it is a good example of fabulous work from the Czech Gablonz metal and glass artists. Let’s remind the world of the skill of the Gablonz people (in Bohemia before the war). They produced some excellent glass versions of gemstones with garnet, amethyst, amber, ruby and emerald being the most popular at the time. The rollover clasp is well made and is very secure.  It is a small and neat brooch which could be work on jumpers, coats, jackets, hats or bags. It is very versatile. The brooch weighs 8 grams. It  measures 3.8 in diameter cm at its widest.   Presented in a satin drawstring bag.
  • Lovely vintage brooch. This amethyst glass Georgian style brooch probably dates from the 50s or 60s.  The brooch features sparkly purple glass stones set in a gold tone metal repousse setting.  The overall shape is of a diamond and the amethyst glass stones are surrounded by small faux seed pearls and tiny faux turquoise stones. This combination of colours was fairly popular. The brooch is in good vintage condition with no scratches or lose stones. There is a bit of wear on some of the metal but this is not noticeable when worn. The rollover clasp is very well made and is very secure.  It is a small and neat brooch which could be work on jumpers, coats, jackets, hats or bags. It is very versatile. The brooch weighs 9 grams. It  measures 3.5 in diameter cm at its widest.  Presented in an organza drawstring bag.  
  • Sweet vintage brooch. This lovely amethyst glass star flower brooch dates from the 50s or 60s.  The brooch features sparkly purple glass stones set in a gold tone metal start flower shape. The stones include round and teardrop shaped stones. They are in very good condition with no scratches or lose stones. The clasp is very well made and is very secure. It is in excellent vintage condition. It is a small and neat brooch which could be work on jumpers, coats, jackets, hats or bags. It is very versatile and would bring a touch of class to zoom meetings: ) The brooch weighs 12 grams. It  measures 3.5 in diameter cm at its widest.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.
  • Gorgeous vintage brooch. This neat sky blue vinatge brooch dates from the 50s or 60s.  The brooch features pave claw set sky blue and royal blue rhinestones to create a lovely almond shape.. The metal is gold tone but does not show much - the rhinestones are the stars of this brooch.  The centre of the brooch has a lovely marquise shaped blue cut foil backed claw set stone. The clasp is very well made and features a secure rollover clasp. It is in excellent vintage condition. It is a small and neat brooch which could be work on jumpers, coats, jackets, hats or bags. It is very versatile and would bring a touch of summer sky to zoom meetings: ) The brooch weighs 9 grams. It  measures 4.2 x 3 cm at its widest.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.
  • Lovely vintage brooch. This JEWELCRAFT flower spray brooch  is a fairly large statement brooch and probably dates from the 50s or 60s.  The brooch features gold tone metal leaves and white faux pearl flowers with tiny turquoise cabochon centres. The clasp is very well made and features a secure rollover clasp. It is in excellent condition. On the back of the brooch is the Jewelcraft signature. This brooch was also made with rhinestone flowers but this pearl and turquoise version is so gorgeous and very 1950s. The brooch weighs 23 grams. It  measures 7.5 x 3.5 cm.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag. Jewelcraft operated as the UK branch of Corocraft ( a major producer of costume jewellery in the United States).
  • Very sparkly vintage brooch. This red rhinestone bow brooch dates from the 50s or 60s.  The brooch features pave claw set red and clear rhinestones to create a lovely bow design. The metal is gold tone but does not show much - the rhinestones are the stars of this brooch.  The centre of the bow has a larger ruby red stone. The clasp is very well made and features a secure rollover clasp. It is in very good condition. The brooch weighs 16 grams. It  measures 5.5 x 2.7 cm.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.
  • Sweet vintage brooch. This JEWELCRAFT bow brooch  is very cute and probably dates from the 50s or 60s.  The brooch features gold tone metal and cram cold paint enamel with tiny aurora borealis (AB) rhinestones along the ribbon. The centre of the bow has a larger twinkly aurora borealis stone. The clasp is very well made and features a secure rollover clasp. It is in good condition - with a few areas where the enamel is worn but does not show when worn. On the back of the brooch is the Jewelcraft signature. This is a very 1950s brooch with its bow design.. The brooch weighs 24 grams. It  measures 6 x 3 cm.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag. Jewelcraft operated as the UK branch of Corocraft ( a major producer of costume jewellery in the United States).
  • Pretty vintage brooch. This SPHINX marcasite feather brooch  is very delicate and probably dates from the 50s or 60s.  The brooch is in the shiny silver style rather than the dark style of marcasite brooch. It is in very good condition and the stylised feather design is studded with shiny marcasite stones. The clasp is well made and features a rollover clasp. It is not missing any marcasite stones. On the back of the brooch is the SPHINX cartouche signature. This is a lovely timeless design and a light open brooch. The brooch weighs only 9 grams. It  measures just under 5 x 2.5(at it's widest) cm.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag. Sphinx is a British company 1948 – late 1990s and is quite collectable.
  • Stunning vintage brooch. This marcasite flower brooch  is so shiny.  It is rhodium plated and is the shiny silver style rather than the dark style of marcasite brooch. It is in fantastic condition and the stylised flower is very elegant. The brooch has a focal flower (maybe a lily or orchid) and two smaller daisy type flowers on leaf swirls. I am not sure of the date of this one. The clasp is well made and features a rollover clasp. It is not missing any marcasite stones. There is a tiny area on the back of the brooch where the plating has worn off, but the front and the marcasite stones are in great condition. This is a beautiful example of a genuine marcasite brooch with a wonderful flower design. A lovely gift for a loved one. The brooch weighs 19 grams. It  measures 6.5 x 4 (at it's widest) cm in diameter.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.
  • Delightful vintage brooch dating from the 1910s. This Czech Edwardian filigree topaz glass brooch features lots of lovely metal stamped flowers with a claw set oval topaz glass stone in the centre. Each flower centre has a small topaz rhinestone and these are surrounded by etched leaves. This beautiful brooch is set in a silver tonemetal. The front of the brooch is in fantastic condition for it's age . The back feratures a c clasp pin and some areas of the pin show some wear to the silver plating. It is a classically good example of fabulous work of the Czech Gablonz metal and glass artists. Let's remind the world of the skill of the Gablonz people (in Bohemia before the war). The brooch is fairly large but feels very light and the open design makes it not too heavy to wear. Such a beautiful piece to wear. The shape is roughly an oval shape or rectangle with soft corners. The brooch weighs just 13 grams. It  measures 6.5 cm x 4.25.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.  
  • Large vintage brooch dating from the 1930s. This art deco filigree butterfly brooch features a intricate brass filigree metalwork (probably form the Gablonz area). The metal is in fantastic condition (I have seen similar brooches with discoloured areas but this is lovely. The brooch has a c clasp which features the stamp JO 381. We are not sure what this stamp means. This is another classically good example of fabulous work of the Czech Gablonz metal artists. Let's remind the world of the skill of the Gablonz people (in Bohemia before the war). It is light and large but the open design work makes it feel as light as areal butterfly. The brooch weighs only 8 grams. It  measures just over 8 cm at the widest wing span and and 4 cm wide.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.
  • Beautiful vintage brooch dating from the 1910s. This signed Czech Edwardian filigree sapphire glass brooch features a lovely round claw set sapphire blue glass crystal in the centre. The metal filigree base and all filigree  elements are brass which has no tarnish or wear. Dotted within the filigree elements are tiny white crystal rhinestones which really stand out against the gold colour.  The brooch has a trombone clasp which features the stamp TCHEKOSLOVAKIE. This is in excellent vintage condition and it is a classically good example of fabulous work of the Czech Gablonz metal and glass artists. Let's remind the world of the skill of the Gablonz people (in Bohemia before the war). The brooch weighs 10 grams. It  measures 5 cm across and just over 3.5 cm wide.   Presented in a beautiful satin drawstring bag.
  • Stunning vintage bright blue aurora borealis pinwheel brooch, probably dating from the 1950s or 60s. It is in a gold tone metal colour with a c clasp fastening which has been soldered to the back of the brooch. The AB aurora borealis rhinestones were popular in the 50s and make this brooch very sparkly and pretty. The star of the show are the stunning bright blue marquise shaped crystals. The design features a central circle made up od a single blue stone surrounded by 18 aurora borealis rhinestones. There are 16 spokes and each one ends with the blue stones.  The rhinestones are claw set which points to the quality of the brooch and it also has a delicate chain and pin which helps to make the brooch more secure when worn. This chain can be removed if not wanted. Measures 4cm x 4cm diameter.  Weighs 11 grams. It would look great on a formal jacket but equally good with less formal wear and small enough to be worn on a jumper or dress.  I would describe this piece as in excellent condition. Presented in a satin drawstring bag
  • Good vintage condition 1960s Sarah Coventry Pinwheel brooch.  This is a large statement brooch in siver tone metal in a pinwheel shape with a lovely faux pearl centre. The metal is very shiny in parts and features rope style finish on some of the pinwheel spokes. The pearl has no markes - one of the spokes has a tiny bit of wear on the metal. Measures 6 cm in diameter. Weighs 29 g. Fastens with a secure rollover safety clasp. The brooch is signed on the back CANADA with a copyright symbol and the words sarahcov. This is quite a timeless design. Sarah Coventry jewellery is recognised as high quality and is very collectable. This brooch looks fantastic on a jacket lapel. It is very 'MADMEN'. Presented in a satin drawstring bag Despite the 'designer' name Sarah Coventry vintage costume jewellery is not made by one designer. Sarah Coventry was the name of a company based in the US (1949 - 1980s) who had emigrated from Coventry in England, UK. They employed different designers to produce their jewellery. They adopted a method similar to Avon in that they used house parties to sell their  ranges “for the woman who dares to be different."

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