Retro Modern pieces don’t get much better than this one! This diamanté-embellished 1940s sterling silver stylized flower brooch with a rich rose-gold finish epitomizes the quality of Pennino’s work and the characteristics of the Retro Modern style. The center of the brooch is a dome of diamanté. Notice the rivets on the back, which indicate that this piece was made in layers, which is usually the case with this maker. Pennino pieces are hard to find. This one is exceptional!
Schreiner pieces typically feature stunning art glass and imaginative color combinations, and these lavish 1950s earrings are no exception. A large citrine-colored art glass cabochon is surrounded by oval pale amethyst (lavender) and round citrine glass stones, with dangling pale sapphire and lavender crystal beads. The setting is silver-tone metal with clip-backs. What a lovely statement! You can wear these show-stopper earrings with the latest fashion trends as well as your perennial favorites and receive compliments every time. I have to say these are the most extraordinary earrings I've ever seen!
This ruby rhinestone and pearl 1950s bracelet by Hattie Carnegie features rhodium-plated metal with large oval ruby glass cabochons separated by diamanté and faux pearls in raised settings. The bracelet closes with a fold-over clasp. This piece is another elegant and timeless design from one of the best makers of the era. Scroll down to see my Ruby, Diamanté & Pearl Post-war Dangle Earrings, also by Carnegie, for a great coordinating accessory.
An alternative to the chicklet, this 1920-1930s choker from England features rectangular-shaped sapphire glass in silver-tone frames with a spring-ring clasp. This necklace was made for a slim neck. Please note the necklace length (14 1/2") and check your neck size before purchasing this piece.
This classic chicklet necklace features square-cut faceted pink-tourmaline-glass stones set in sterling silver frames with a spring-ring clasp. This necklace is an excellent example of an Art Deco classic in a hard-to-find color.