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~A Cache Of Jewels~





~~~ Brooches ~~~



The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. ~~ Rabindranath Tagore






Spring is here and summer can't be far away with this gorgeous, double layered daisy. It is shaded bright yellow into white on its concave petals and has a brilliant, textured orange center. The stem and graceful leaves are a shaded green that completes this very realistic brooch. It is in Excellent, never worn condition with a safety style clasp.

It measures h 3" x w 1 7/8"

ID# UBRO~0015 ~~ Price ~ $12.00






Beautifully designed and manufacturered this vermeil brooch is tailor made for any outfit! The finish is entirely florentine with the stem highly polished as a brilliant accent. The cluster of varigated green glass beads are individually set on fine wire rods, forming the center cluster. It is in Excellent, never worn condition with a safety style clasp.

It measures H 3" x W 7/8"

ID# UBRO~0056 ~~ Price ~ $35.00






Solid, bold texturing yet truly feminine and fluid, this brooch, signed Ledo (script) makes a definite statement. It is rough textured on the lower surface and it is accented with an upper boarder that has been highly polished for contrast. There is a tiny nicked area at the very top but it can not be seen when worn so in no way detracts from the beauty of this piece. It has a safety style clasp.

It measures H 4 1/4" x W 2 3/4"

ID# SBRO~0013 ~~ Price ~ $9.00






What a wonderful, old world style filagree brooch this is! Signed Coro (script), it has a very graceful attitude. Each circle is individually riveted to an arm-structure in the back (like the spokes of the wheel). The mocha color petal is an irridescent plastic with the milk chocolate plastic above it. All are set in place with an unusual metal "star" that holds the aurora stone. Each rotates freely on it's own. The center one is set above all the rest creating a "dome" effect. It is in Excellent, very lightly worn condition with a safety style clasp.

It measures 2 1/2" diameter.

ID# SBRO~0016 ~~ Price ~ $12.00






This HUGE flower is enamel on both sides. It has brilliant yellow and green petals and matching green leaves and stem. It will brighten up any occasion. It is in Excellent, and very lightly worn condition with a few very tiny, hair-like scratches with a safety style clasp.

It measures H 4 1/4" x W 2 3/4"

ID# UBRO~0013 ~~ Price ~ $9.00






This is a powerful Rhodium rhinestone and faux pearl brooch in the shape of a basket of flowers. It has 6 rhinestones and 3 large faux pearls with one small one at the top. The basket has a lovely cut-work design. This brooch is in Excellent, never worn condition with a safety style clasp. This is Old, new stock from a salesman's samples.

It measures measures h 2 1/2" x w 1 1/2"

ID# UBRO~0047 ~~ Price ~ $12.00






This is a beautiful Rhodium Corsage brooch with cutout leaves. In the center is a large cluster of 23 rhinestones. This is Old, new stock from a salesman's samples and is in Never Worn condition with a safety style closure.

It measures 2 1/4" in diameter.


ID# UBRO~0044 ~~ Price ~ $12.00






This is a beautiful Rhodium Floral spray brooch. It has 4 small Aurora stone inside of 4 small faux pearls on one side of the spray and 4 large Aurora stones on the outside of 4 large faux pearls on the other side. It is tied together with a ribbon effect. This is Old, new stock from a salesman's samples in Never Worn condition with a safety style closure.

It measures h 2 1/4" x w 1 3/8"

ID# UBRO~0045 ~~ Price ~ $12.00






This is a beautiful Rhodium Floral Brooch. It has 27 rhinestones hanging from a group of 3 cut-worked leaves, creating a brilliant cluster effect. This is Old, new stock from a salesman's samples in Never Worn condition with a safety style closure.

It measures h 2 1/4" x w 1 7/8"

ID# UBRO~0046 ~~ Price ~ $12.00






This brooch may be an unsigned Trifari, as it has their stylized appeal written all over it. It is a very sparkly Vermeil Maple leaf with a heavily brushed textured surface and 3-dimensional folding of the leaves to make it looked realistic The 16 rhinestones on the vein and stem are pave' set. This piece is in Never Worn condition with a safety style clasp.

It measures h 2 1/2" x w 2 1/4"

ID# UBRO~0034 ~~ Price ~ $14.00






This graceful and elegant cluster of flowers on its winding rhodium stem, sparkles with lovely rhinestones as buds from its leaves. Signed STAR, the white sculptured plastic trumpet flowers have textured centers that catch the light wonderfully. It is in very good, lighly worn condition with a safety style closure.

It measures H 2 1/2" x W 1 7/8"

ID# SBRO~0066 ~~ Price ~ $20.00




      



Signed with a script style Mb, this is a lovely brooch, crafted in the traditional style of the Victorian era even though it most probably is not quite that old.

This signed brooch has a traditionally woven straw flower bouquet on a woven mat background. They are very intricate and beautifully arranged. Made of natural and pink straw for the flowers and offset with green stems and leaves, this is an outstanding piece of craftsmanship, in the tradition of hair-work. The frame is of antiqued, rhodium plated metal and the domed covering on this piece is of plastic and may not be original.

This brooch is in Never Worn condition with a safety style clasp and it also has a loop in the back allowing it to also be worn as a pendant.

It measures h 2 3/8" x w 1 7/8"

ID# SBRO~0078 ~~ Price ~ $22.00






This flower is a lovely green with a beautiful irridescence that catches the light brilliantly. Each petal is of a different shaping and slightly textured to catch the light. It has movable petals, allowing it to transform to its full self you see here. The center is comprised of a vermeil "cup" that is articulated to the petals, creating the cluster of 17 faux pearls. This brooch is in Excellent, never worn condition with a safety style clasp.

It measures Diam. 1 3/4"

ID# UBRO~0074 ~~ Price ~ $10.00






This is a very old and delicately made brooch. Made of a fine warm colored base metal, each leaf has been finely etched to lend great realism. Each of the rhinestones are prong set and the rose at the very bottom was made one petal and one leaf at a time. Each piece is riveted individually to the finely made frame.

This brooch is in Never Worn condition, though the metal has darkened to a lovely soft glow. It has a safety style clasp.

It measures H 2 3/8" x W 1"

ID# UBRO~0010 ~~ Price ~ $15.00






Grace, beauty and class sums this one up. This wonderful goldtone brooch is finely etched to create an overall frosted effect, leaving the edges clear to create a high shine accenting. It is the same effect surrounding the single, prong set, immitation pearl. It is in Excellent, never worn condition, though the pin-stem is slightly bent with a style clasp.

It measures 2 1/8" diameter.

ID# UBRO~0027 ~~ Price ~ $18.00






Ring in spring with this glittery vermeil flower basket with a floral spray climbing up one side of the handle. The basket is made up of a rainbow of prong-set rhinestones. The stones are in Light Rose, Rose, Jonquil, Peridot, Sapphire and Aquamarine. The center of the flowers are prong set Topaz stones, making a real eyeful! It is in Excellent, never worn condition with a safety style closure.

It measures H 1 3/4" x W 1"

ID# UBRO~0075 ~~ Price ~ $10.00






This is wonderfully designed, stylized Strawflower is a late 1940's ~ early 1950's brooch, signed c Coro (script) with the Pegasus. It is the perfect accompaniment to SE~0041 (on the earrings page). The setting is heavily brushed rhodium plated and has a beautiful cutwork design to it, representing the leaves. The center stone is a large, very deep black glass rhinestone. The surrounding ring is made of 8 very sparkly crystal rhinestones and the outermost ring is made of 13 black diamond color rhinestones. It is heavy and yet well balanced. This brooch is in Never Worn condition and has a safety style clasp.

It measures 2 5/8" diameter and sits 7/8" high.

ID# SBRO~0068 ~~ Price ~ $35.00 ~ HOLD






This is a lovely floral bouquet brooch!! Though unsigned, this Cameo brooch has an elegantly fluted style frame of a vermeiled finish. It is set with a scalloped setting as a very fitting accent. The coloration of this piece ranges from a deep spring green in the background, to a very pale, almost cream for the flowers. It is made of a molded plastic, most probably from the very early 1950's - late 1960's. This brooch is in Never Worn condition, though there is a small amount of wear to the pin stem and safety style clasp.

It measures H 2 1/8" x W 1 3/4"

ID# UBRO~0115 ~~ Price ~ $18.00






This is a very unusual glass Cameo. The background is a very deep brown to almost being black, with the woman's head in a slightly lighter shade of brown with a lighter beige shoulder-line and a gilded hair scarf that ties at the back and streams out behind her. The frame is double fluted and heavily vermeiled. It is in Excellent, never worn condition with a safety style clasp on the pin-stem and a loop at the back allowing it to be converted to a pendant.

It measures H 2 1/8" x W 1 3/4"

ID# UBRO~0102 ~~ Price ~ $25.00






This is a very lovely black glass Cameo. The lady appears to be in the classic Greek posture and hair style. The cameo is laminated to the goldtone frame at the back and it is scalloped at the edge with 35 individually prong-set black diamond color rhinestones above a twisted rope design. It is in Excellent, lightly worn condition with a safety style clasp on the pin-stem and a loop at the back allowing it to be converted to a pendant.

It measures H 2 1/8" x W 1 3/4"

ID# UBRO~0116 ~~ Price ~ $25.00






This is a very lovely and graceful composition Cameo. The background is a deep butterscotch color with the woman in a lovely cream color. The frame is weighty and heavily vermeiled in an Oriental style of bamboo with a twisted rope to the inside. It is in Excellent, never worn condition with a safety style clasp on the pin-stem and a loop at the back allowing it to be converted to a pendant.

It measures H 1 7/8" x W 1 1/2"

ID# UBRO~0114 ~~ Price ~ $15.00






This brooch is made of a silvertone setting, set with two shades of bright Peridot color rhinestones, one slightly deeper than the others, in a lovely Snowflake pattern. It is in Excellent, Never Worn condition with a safety style closure.

It measures 1 7/8" in diameter.

ID# UBRO~0068 ~~ Price ~ $10.00






What a lovely, Oak leaf! It has been beautifully detailed with a fine open lacy scrollwork of Sterling Silver with blackened accents and shiny outlines and veins. It is marked Beau Sterling. It would make a lovely "go with" SE~0036 (see Earrings). The pin is in EXCELLENT, never worn condition. It has a safety clasp closure.

It measures h 1 1/2" x w 1".

ID# SBRO~0068 ~~ Price ~ $12.00






These are lovely Vermeiled brooches, depicting a Rosehip blossom. They are identical, except for the color of the enameling. They have 7 Aurora stones in the center of the brooch in a 3-dimensional, raised setting. The flower is enameled in a beautiful Robin's Egg Blue, another in a lovely bright yellow and the last in a very pretty pink. Each have the leaves of a deep green. This is Old, new stock from a salesman's samples. Each is in Never Worn condition with a safety style closure.

They each measures h 2" x w 1 3/8"

ID# UBRO~0035/36/37 ~~ Price ~ $12.00 each. If you buy the entire set ~ Price ~ $30.00






These are lovely Vermeiled brooches, depicting an Iris blossom. They are identical, except for the color of the enameling. They have 2 Aurora stones in the center of each blossom and 5 faux pearls at one leaf, in a 3-dimensional, raised setting. The flower is enameled in a beautiful Robin's Egg Blue, another in a lovely bright yellow and the last in a very pretty pink. Each have the leaves of a deep green. This is Old, new stock from a salesman's samples. Each is in Never Worn condition with a safety style closure.

They each measures h 2" x w 1 3/8"

ID# UBRO~0039/38/40 ~~ Price ~ $12.00 each. If you buy the entire set ~ Price ~ $30.00






These are lovely Vermeiled brooches, depicting a Daisy blossom. They are identical, except for the color of the enameling. They have 1 large Aurora stones in the center of the blossom and 1 at the bottom of the stem with a 3-dimensional, raised setting. The flower is enameled in a beautiful Robin's Egg Blue and in a very pretty pink. Each have the leaves of a deep green. This is Old, new stock from a salesman's samples. Each is in Never Worn condition with a safety style closure.

They each measures h 2 1/2" x w 1 5/8"

ID# UBRO~0041/42 ~~ Price ~ $12.00 each. If you buy the entire set ~ Price ~ $20.00






This brooch is made to represent the Williamsburg Coat of Arms seen at the Governor's Mansion. It is cast in a style to represent a sand casting and is made of antiqued brass. It is in Excellent, Never Worn condition with a safety style closure.

It measures 1 1/2" in diameter.

ID# UBRO~0053 ~~ Price ~ $15.00






This brooch was made in 1976 for the Bicentennial to represent our Liberty Bell. It is of Rhodium with pave' set Ruby, Rhinestone & Sapphire crystal stones set vertically on either side of the stanchion. It is in Excellent, Never Worn condition with a safety style clasp.

It measures h 1 3/8" x w 1"

ID# UBRO~0054 ~~ Price ~ $10.00






This is the perfect pinwheel brooch! It is heavily rhodium plated and set with large and medium foil-back round, fully faceted rhinestones. This really sparkles! This is Old, new stock from a salesman's samples and is in Never Worn condition with a safety style closure.

It measures 1 3/4" in diameter.

ID# UBRO~0048 ~~ Price ~ $12.00





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