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Ruby Bead & Rondelle French Pinwheel Brooch

Ruby Bead & Rondelle French Pinwheel Brooch

$ 195

Additional information

Maker

Unsigned

Size

1 7/8" diameter

Condition

Excellent

Date

1920s

Marks

None

This pinwheel brooch has ruby-glass beads wired in a spiral and adorned with channels of diamanté. A large ruby-glass bead sits on top. Frank Hess designed a nearly identical dress clip for Miriam Haskell circa 1940, but his had diamanté only on the front. This brooch has them on both sides and closes with a trombone clasp on a filigree back. Real or faux diamond ear studs are the perfect accompaniment for this charming French jewel.

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