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Sapphire Lava Rock & Amethyst 1950s Brooch by Elsa Schiaparelli

Sapphire Lava Rock & Amethyst 1950s Brooch by Elsa Schiaparelli


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Elsa Schiaparelli


3" x 1 1/2"






"Schiaparelli" in script on oval cartouche

This Schiaparelli brooch is one of those pieces that should come with instructions for how to wear it. So I’m showing this exquisite 1950s creation three different positions, hoping that at least one of them will appeal to you. Or you may think of a better one! This incredible brooch has two large sapphire blue lava rocks in dog-tooth prongs embellished with sapphire and pale amethyst round and navette glass stones. The lava rocks have an incredible iridescence, and the color combination is delicious. The setting is silver-tone metal with a roll-over safety clasp. This gorgeous piece is Schiaparelli at her best!

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