Up for sale is a charming adornment - gorgeous Retro vintage brooch. Finely handcrafted in solid 14K yellow gold. Fashioned as a large bird of paradise looking over it's shoulder.
The body is shaped by a beautiful pear turquoise cabochon. Accented with four diamonds set at the base of the comb, and seven gems on top including seed pearl, ruby, lapis lazuli. All the photos are of an actual item offered for sale. Can be worn as a brooch or as a pendant - there is no bail, but the vertical pin can also be used as a bail if desired.
The cord and choker clasp are made of non-precious metal. This is an estate piece in excellent condition, dates back to glamorous Retro era. Weight: 15.6 grams - this is a heavy item. Measures 74 mm at longest by 28 mm at widest.Tested - 14K, not stamped. This is a pre-owned item in excellent vintage condition. Please visit our store for more beautiful jewelry and designers clothing. You are welcome to ask any questions you might have. Figural pins were introduced during Victorian era. Brooches depicted hunting dogs, horses, charming foxes, bunnies, marlines, hunting guns, fishing poles, tennis rackets, bicycles, exotic birds, flora and fauna - whatever struck wearer's fancy. These lovely adornments became increasingly popular around 1950s.
By then most prominent jewelry houses started to craft adorable fawns, playful kittens, puppies, baby lions, and First Ladies and aristocracy collected them. The item "Retro Diamond Turquoise Ruby 14K Yellow Gold Vintage Crowned Bird Pin Brooch" is in sale since Monday, December 26, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Pins & Brooches\Diamonds & Gemstones".The seller is "foreverdiamonds007" and is located in Palisades Park, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.