Sapphire, Diamanté & Rose Vermeil Sterling Flower 1940s Brooch by Adolph Katz for Coro
3" x 1 7/8"
"STERLING Coro-Craft" with Pegasus
Design patent D143,213 issued to Adolph Katz in 1945
This 1940s Retro Modern brooch features a bouquet of three flowers with rose gold-washed sterling silver leaves and stems, all tied with a bow. The flowers have teardrop sapphire glass stone and diamanté baguette petals along with diamanté centers. The ribbon and leaves have diamanté accents. This brooch closes with a roll-over safety clasp. The significant weight and complex construction of this piece are characteristics of Adolph Katz’s designs for Coro’s high-end line, Corocraft.