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Pink Tourmaline & Sterling Flower 1940s Hobé Brooches

Pink Tourmaline & Sterling Flower 1940s Hobé Brooches

USD$195.00

Additional information

Maker

Hobé

Size

1 1/4" diameter

Condition

Excellent

Date

Early 1940s

Marks

"Hobé STERLING DESIGN PAT'D" on trapezoid-shaped cartouche

This pair of Hobé brooches is delicate and lovely. Each is a flower with a deep-pink tourmaline (almost fuchsia) center. The sterling petals on one side are furled; those on the other side feature a beautiful open-work design that is known as fretwork. You can wear the pair together on the shoulder of a dress or jacket, or on either side of a collar. These brooches were hand-made. Although they’re marked “DESIGN PAT’D”, I have been unable to identify a design patent that looks like them.

In stock

000

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