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Citrine, Golden Topaz & Mother-of-Pearl Brooch & Earrings Set

Citrine, Golden Topaz & Mother-of-Pearl Brooch & Earrings Set

USD$395.00

Additional information

Maker

Alice Caviness

Size

Brooch: 2 1/4" x 3"; earrings: 1 3/8" x 1 1/4"

Condition

Excellent

Date

c.1955-1956

Marks

Brooch: "ALICE CAVINESS" in block letters on oval cartouche. Earrings: none.

This vintage wreath brooch and earrings set by Alice Caviness features amazing layers of components wired onto a decorative brass frame. Included are citrine- glass stones in multiple shapes and sizes, faceted golden-topaz beads, mother-of-pearl disks, aurora borealis diamanté, and textured brass leaves. The jeweled frame of the brooch is mounted on another that holds the pin and roll-over safety clasp; each earring has a round filigree back with the ear clip. The complexity of the design and construction seen here are often present in this maker’s work, which I believe is underrated. This set is definitely not for the faint-hearted! I will include the matching bracelet, which has only three of its four strands of beads, but it is wearable. Scroll down to see a similar pair of earrings by Caviness.

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