Citrine & Sterling Bouquet 1940s Brooch & Earrings Set by Hobé
Brooch: 4 1/8" x 2 1/2". Earrings: 1" diameter.
c.1944 (based on dates of similar design patents)
Brooch: "Hobé" mark within triangle shape under pin hinge. Earrings: "STERLING"
Similar to two designs patented by William W. Hobé in 1944: D138,978 and D139,339
The brooch in this amazing 1940s set by Hobé features flowers in shades of citrine glass atop sterling silver stems, surrounded by leaves and buds, all wrapped in ribbon and tied with a bow. The earring centers of citrine glass are surrounded by furled petals. The brooch has a rollover safety clasp; the earrings are screw-backs. Pieces by this maker were all hand-made and very three-dimensional. This set is extraordinary! Scroll down to see a 1940s sterling bracelet with citrine flowers by the same maker.
Vintage Bracelets, 1940s Jewelry, Hobé JewelryFive round plaques form this gorgeous 1940s sterling silver bracelet by Hobé. Each open-back circle is adorned with layered flowers, buds, and leaves. Each also has a faceted, round, collet-set citrine-glass stone. Even the connecting links are topped with tiny buds. This substantial bracelet has a concealed clasp and a safety chain. This piece is hand-made with superb quality, as are all pieces by this maker. Scroll down to see the extraordinary Citrine & Sterling Bouquet 1940s Brooch & Earrings Set, also by Hobé, to wear with this bracelet.$ 350