Emerald & Diamanté Gold Ribbon Brooch
2 1/2" x 2"
Very good (darkening to gold plating in a few spots)
c.1945 (based on design patent and use of sterling, per Brunialti)
"Sterling" and "Coro-Craft" (in script) with Pegasus on rectangular cartouche
Design patent D142,646 issued to Adolph Katz in 1945
This gold ribbon brooch is a triple-loop horizontal bow adorned with a row of diamanté at each end. A flower cupped in the same vermeil sterling sits on top. It has a diamanté center and petals of baguettes alternating with teardrop-shaped emerald-glass stones. This Retro Modern piece was designed by Adolph Katz for CoroCraft, Coro’s high-end line of costume jewelry. The pin closes with a roll-over safety clasp. Note that any bright color variations in metal are only camera reflections.