This vintage brooch pin is striking, in sterling silver and real marcasite, with the hallmark JJ for Judith Jack. The company was created by Judith and Jack Rosenberg in 1969. They started out selling antique jewelry and decided to focus on their own marcasite designs when they found they couldn't find enough antique jewelry pieces to keep up with demand. The jewelry made by the company is high quality sterling silver, and often in designs from the past. The bow has traditionally been seen as a symbol of love and marriage (tie the knot) and were an especially popular motif in jewelry in the Baroque Era. Bows with black gemstones or enameling have been worn as mourning jewelry, after Queen Elizabeth pinned a bow near her heart after the death of her husband Prince Albert in 1861. Bows in the Art Deco Era were often like the bow offered here, in soft, ribbon-like form, and certainly the use of Marcasite was popular then. Of course, this bow is nod to the past, having been made in circa 1980s.
Measures just over 2" wide and tall and weighs 21g. The silver has a lovely patina and the marcasite sparkle is gorgeous. The piece is in great vintage condition.
Bows--always in style, and always a great gift.
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