Diamanté & Sapphire Art Deco Double-Clip Brooch by Leading Jewelry Co. (Unsigned)
Leading Jewelry Co.
Brooch: 3" x 1 1/2"; clip: 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Excellent (the stones are brighter than they appear in photos)
"PAT. NO. 2044225"
Utility patent # 2,044,225 issued to Ralph Polcini in 1936
This diamanté and square-cut sapphire glass stone brooch can also be worn as two separate dress clips. The photos show the brooch at various angles, the separate clips, and a third option: one clip worn as a pendant on a black rubber cord; you may prefer a silver chain. The setting is rhodium-plated base metal; the brooch closes with a roll-over safety clasp. According to Researching Costume Jewelry, Ralph Polcini (who was issued the patent cited), founded Leading Jewelry Co. in 1911. A 17-inch, 2mm black rubber cord with a stainless steel twist lock (like the one in the photo) is included with this purchase.