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Emerald, Ruby, Pearl & Diamanté 1950s Double-Clip Brooch by Hattie Carnegie

Emerald, Ruby, Pearl & Diamanté 1950s Double-Clip Brooch by Hattie Carnegie

USD$425.00

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Maker

Hattie Carnegie

Size

Brooch: 3 1/8" x 1 1/2"; dress clip: 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"

Condition

Excellent (see description)

Date

1955-1959

Marks

"Hattie Carnegie" in script with © on oval cartouche

This Hattie Carnegie brooch is a bold and beautiful 1950s piece. It features large, cabochon-cut, pear-shaped emerald glass stones surrounded by round, cabochon-cut emerald and ruby glass stones, faux pearls, and diamanté. The setting is gold-tone metal. This piece can be worn as a brooch (at different angles, as shown) or as two separate dress clips. The photos show a third option: one clip worn as a pendant on a black rubber cord; you may prefer to use a gold chain. The photos also show how the piece comes apart. Because one of the large emerald stones has lost one of its claws, my expert jeweler strongly advises you to pull the clips apart by grasping the pearl edges. He cleaned and re-glued the affected stone, so it is now secure. A 17-inch, 2mm black rubber cord with a stainless-steel twist lock (which is shown in the photo) is included with this purchase. What an exceptional and versatile piece!

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