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Amethyst, Diamanté & Rose Vermeil Sterling 1940s Duette by Coro

Amethyst, Diamanté & Rose Vermeil Sterling 1940s Duette by Coro

$ 195

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


Excellent (see description)


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


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

This 1940s Duette (Coro’s name for their double-clip brooch) 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 piece, which was created for the company’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.

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