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Diamanté Lightning Bolt 1930s Brooch by Schreiber & Hiller

Diamanté Lightning Bolt 1930s Brooch by Schreiber & Hiller

USD$195.00

Additional information

Maker

Schreiber & Hiller

Size

3 1/4" x 1/8"

Condition

Excellent

Date

1930s

Marks

"DRGM 1138525"

Reference

German utility patent # 1138525 issued to Schreiber & Hiller in 1930

This 1930s brooch by the German maker Schreiber & Hiller reminds me of a bolt of lightning, a popular theme in Machine Age jewelry of that decade. This piece is formed by seven flat-top links that are bent to form a sort of zig-zag shape. Long (3 ¼”) and lean, this unusual brooch closes with a trombone clasp. An elegant and unusual adornment for a jacket lapel. Scroll down to see coordinating bracelets.

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