Calling all lovers of rare and unusual brooch pins! This circa 1930s estate piece is one of the coolest rhinestone brooches I've had the honor of selling. It is made with six rows of rhinestones, likely Czech, and each row is a different size and color. The rhinestones are prong set, and the rows are somewhat wavy. The center piece, I was told by the estate owner, is an old casing from--yes, a bullet! The shape instantly drew me in and reminded me of a sombrero. The shape but also that green/red/white combination, reminding me of the Mexican flag. I could see this brooch pinned to the shoulder of a woman wearing a fiesta patio dress in Old Mexico style. And that's the beauty of the piece. It evokes recollections from the past. It is so cool and different!
Measures about 2-3/4" in diameter by about 3/4" tall. Weighs 54g. There is some tarnish on the pot metal back. The pin is bent outward, but the safety clasp is in working condition.
Truly one of a kind!
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