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Amethyst, Diamanté & Rose Vermeil Sterling Duette

Amethyst, Diamanté & Rose Vermeil Sterling Duette

$ 195

Additional information

Maker

Coro

Size

Brooch: 1 3/4" x 2"; dress clip: 1 x 1 3/4"

Condition

Excellent (see description)

Date

1942-1948 (based on use of pink-gold-plated sterling, per Brunialti)

Marks

"Sterling" and "Coro-Craft" (in script) with Pegasus on rectangular cartouche; "Coro Duette" (in script), "STERLING" and PAT. 1798867" on frame

This brooch/dress clips looks like folded fabric crowned with jewels. It is made of rose-gold-plated sterling silver edged with diamanté accents. At the center of each side is a row of amethyst-glass navettes topped with a row of diamanté. This Duette, which was created for Coro’s high-end line, can be worn as a brooch or as separate dress clips. Their double-prong fasteners work well with heavier fabrics, such as wool blazers and dresses. My camera picked up two stones that appear to be a different shade of purple, but this difference cannot be seen by the naked eye. You can see the utility patent for the brooch mechanism here, shown below Coro’s name.

In stock

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