Rays of emerald rhinestone baguettes emanating from a pavé center are joined by clear rhinestones in this 1950s sunburst brooch by Hattie Carnegie. The setting is rhodium plated with a roll-over safety clasp. The design is classic! In fact, Hattie made a pair of earrings with the same motif a few years later. Scroll down to see them and a bracelet by another maker that looks great with this brooch.
Emerald rhinestone baguettes emanate from a clear pavé center in these classic 1950s earrings by Hattie Carnegie. The setting is rhodium plated with the original clip-backs. These earrings coordinate beautifully with my Emerald & Diamanté Sunburst Post-war Brooch, also by Hattie, and with a similar brooch by Reinad from the same era. These classics never go out of style and always look gorgeous wherever you wear them. Scroll down to see these brooches and other pieces you can wear with these earrings.
Links with four emerald-glass chatons alternate with links of three diamanté in this high-quality 1950s bracelet. The color combination and construction are superb. The setting is rhodium-plated base metal, which closes with a hidden tongue-in-grove clasp and safety chain. Scroll down to see some great pairs of earrings to wear with this lovely bracelet.
Turquoise glass beads decorate the flower layer on this 1950s pave-embellished openwork gold-tone furled leaf by Hattie Carnegie. The detail is superb, as one would expect from this maker. This piece closes with a roll-over safety clasp.
A superbly detailed gold-plated leaf with an overlay of citrine glass stone flowers atop pavé silver-tone stems form this lovely example of 1950stailored jewelry by Schiaparelli. This brooch has elaborate, layered construction and a roll-over safety clasp. I'm not sure which way it was intended to be worn, so I'm showing both orientations in the photos – take a look and decide which you prefer.
Hot pink rhinestones and diamanté in a rhodium-plated setting form this snowflake brooch by Bogoff. This pieces closes with a roll-over safety clasp. The color is elegant, and the shape is timeless. Bogoff made lovely pieces in the 1950s.
Sterling silver flowers and leaves are applied to an oval base, with the result of lovely textures and depth in this 1940s brooch by Hobé. Even the back shows the meticulous workmanship that went into the crafting of this piece. This brooch has a roll-over safety clasp. Scroll down to see this maker's bracelets that also have a floral motif.