Saturday, September 1

BROOCHES 11

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VINTAGE STERLING SILVER FLOWER STALK BROOCH
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33)
Size: 50 x 17mm 
Marked 'STERLING'. Excellent condition, great patina and workmanship. Elegant lines with full petals. This is an older piece, from the 1940s-50s.

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ANTIQUE ART DECO STERLING SILVER DEER BROOCH
Price: S$85.00 (US$70.83) nett
Size: about 50 x 30mm
Good condition, it is not hallmarked but tests for silver content. It has a nice weight and is an older piece from the 1920s-30s, up to 1940s. Has some age on the surface, with scuffs and a few dull spots on the front. Can be polished up if you like. Beautiful workmanship and fluid lines on this beauty, a great collectible piece for deer lovers.

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RETRO WINNIE THE POOH, EEYORE & PIGLET BROOCH
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00)
Size: 52 x 41mm
Signed '© Disney'. Very good condition, slight scuffs on the surface. Matte goldtone, with enameling, featuring Pooh, Piglet and Eeyore and a pot of hunny. The quality is very nice, this is probably from the 1980s-1990s. The swivel is a little loose so I will include a rubber clutch to provide more friction for the pinback.

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RETRO TRIPLE RINGS ABSTRACT ROD BROOCH
Price: S$5.00 (US$4.16)
  
Size: 66 x 21mm
Fine condition, aging and some wear on the gold-plating. Some scuffs on the faux pearl surface.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 1970 NATURE'S PEARL BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33)
  
Size: 35 x 38mm
Signed '©SARAHCOV'. Good condition, some scratches and one nick on the surface of the large faux pearl. Some aging and wear on the silvertone plating. The flaws are not obvious when worn. This is a pretty design and juicy looking fruit entitled 'Nature's Pearl' by Sarah Coventry.

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VINTAGE TWISTED WIRE PEARL LEAF WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00)
  
Size: 40mm
Very good condition with minor aging. Twisted wire design with a leaf and faux pearl. 1960s.

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RETRO BLACK & CREAM CAMEO OVAL SMALL BROOCH
Price: S$6.00 (US$5.00)
  
Size: 22 x 29mm
Good condition, back has aging, it is silvertone and carries a golden tarnish now. The front is excellent, it is a glossy surface that looks like glass but is plastic.

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VINTAGE CORO PEARLY TWISTING RIBBON LONG BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33)
  
Size: 100 x 18mm
Signed '©Coro' with the pegasus symbol. Good - very good condition with normal aging, the goldtone has darkened a little, slight wear. The faux pearl appears to have been reglued before as there are some remnants on the side. This is a classic elegant long brooch with a hatched surface. 1960s.

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VINTAGE CORO LATTICE PINWHEEL TOPAZ GLASS BROOCH
Price: S$28.00 (US$23.33)

  
 
Size: 47mm
Signed 'Coro' in script. Good condition, aging on the gold-plating, shows up as dull spotting on the surface, like under the lattice style pinwheel and areas not easily polished. The center topaz glass has aged and cloudy but does not detract from the design. Surrounding the glass are crystal ab-rhinestones. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE YELLOW AB-RHINESTONE ATOMIC SUNBURST BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)
  
Size: 38mm
Fine - good condition, one rub off on the front center knobs which reveals the base metal.  The pinback is made of brass and has lots of aging. Also some rub offs on the back revealing the base metal. Still very pretty, the brooch consists of yellow ab-crystal rhinestones, some of the surface has some glue, the plating is yellow goldtone. 1950s-60s.

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RED BAGUETTE SNOWFLAKE BROOCH (altered)
Price: S$6.00 (US$5.00)
   
Size: 43mm
Fine condition, this is an altered piece by its previous owner, the top plastic red baguette is glued to the top of an Eisenberg Ice brooch, it has lots of aging as the gold-plating has darkened and it shows some wear.

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VINTAGE FRENCH COUPLE FAUX POCKETWATCH BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

 
Size: 53 x 76mm
Excellent condition, large heavy brooch in antiqued-goldtone, it has a faux clock face made of glass and it is printed with the time and a french couple set in a pocketwatch-styled setting. The back is open so the back of the glass is seen. 1970s-80s.

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RETRO TAT MATTE GOLDTONE DOUBLE BLADE BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)
   
Size: 68 x 35mm
Signed '©TAT'. Very good condition, one of the cream coloured cabochons has a brown residue stuck on it (bottom left). The colour of this brooch is deeper in person, deeper gold-plating and yellower cabochons. The surface is matte and polished with a dimpled surface.

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RETRO OPENWORK CRESCENT HEMATITE BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)
 
Size: 45 x 37mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition. Edwardian-styled crescent openwork design, with a row of hematite-coloured chatons. This is a not a stamping but a cast metal in an antiqued-silvertone plating. Made in USA.

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RETRO OPENWORK CRESCENT PINK RHINESTONE BROOCH
Price: S$9.00 (US$7.50)
 
Size: 45 x 36mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition. Edwardian-styled crescent openwork design, with a row of pink rhinestones. This is a lightweight stamping brooch in what looks to be rhodium-plate.

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RETRO HEMATITE CORNERED LOBE FILIGREE BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
 
Size: 51 x 38mm
Unworn retro stock in very good - excellent condition, there are some small scratches on the surface of the hematite-coloured cabochon. Sturdy victorian-styled piece in antiqued-silvertone.

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RETRO PEARLY CORNERED LOBE FILIGREE BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
 

Size: 51 x 38mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition, minor scuffs on the surface of the faux pearl, it has an iridescent coating, really pretty. Sturdy victorian-styled piece in antiqued-silvertone.

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RETRO ANTQ-SILVERTONE TRIPLE HEMATITE FILIGREE BROOCH
Price: S$24.00 (US$20.00)
 
Size: 75 x 49mm
Unworn retro stock in very good - excellent condition. Slight scuffs on the hematite-coloured cabochons, the setting is in excellent condition with a glossy gunmetal coating, very large brooch and high quality. Weighs heavy.

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RETRO ANTQ-SILVERTONE GREEN ENAMEL M-O-P OPENWORK BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)
 
Size: 53 x 36mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition. Shiny antiqued-silvertone (possibly rhodium plated) with a floral and clear rhinestone border. In the center is a mother-of-pearl shell and green enameling.

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RETRO ORION MARCASITE TRIANGULAR FILIGREE BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)
 
Size: 47 x 32mm
Unworn retro stock in excelletn condition. Nice sturdy design, a mix of nouveau and deco influences with marcasite-tone chatons.

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RETRO ARAGON WRAP-STYLE DROP LARGE BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)
 
Size: 87 x 42mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition, normal minor aging. Plastic drop on an antiqued-goldtone wrap motif, with 2 small rhinestones. Original price was US$7.50 back in the 1980s.

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RETRO ANTQ-GOLD FLEUR-DE-LIS RED & BLUE BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)

 
Size: 50 x 62mm
Unworn retro stock in good - very good condition, note the glass cabochons and faux pearls have scratches on the surface. Minor aging on the metal. This is a large chunky brooch with an antiqued-goldtone fleur de lis design.

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RETRO CLEAR RHINESTONE USA BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33) 
 
Size: 45 x 21mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition. Gold-plated with clear rhinestones.

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RETRO YELLOW RIBBON GOLDTONE BROOCH
Price: S$9.00 (US$7.50)
 
Size: 38 x 29mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition. Gold-plated brooch with a painted yellow ribbon, likely in support of the yellow ribbon project. Qty: 2 pieces available.

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RETRO ORION M-O-P CROWN MEDALLION BROOCH
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)
 

Size: 31 x 59mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition. Unique piece with a mother-of-pearl shell medallion and crown embellished with green glass, faux pearl and clear rhinestones. The display card is cracked at the back.

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RETRO PEARLY WHEELBARROW OPENWORK BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33) 
 
Size: 43 x 49mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition, please note this has new faux pearls, the faux pearls are pinkish and cream coloured. The pinback has a few rough spots from tarnishing. Cute design of a wheelbarrow of leaf motifs.

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RETRO AB MIX RHINESTONE BOUQUET BASKET LATTICE BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
  

Size: 45 x 48mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition, one of the faux pearl navette has a brown residue stuck to it. Some of the rhinestones are replaced: the big blue oval rhinestone and the blue ab-crystals. Nicely detailed bouquet basket brooch in antiqued-gold, openwork design, this brooch also doubles as a pendant, as there is a bail at the back.

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RETRO PEARLY RHINESTONE BOUQUET BASKET LATTICE BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
  
Size: 45 x 48mm
Unworn retro stock in very good condition, please note that the top rhinestone glass has aged considerably and turned cloudy. Faux pearl navette has scuffs. Nicely detailed bouquet basket brooch in gold-plate, openwork design, this brooch also doubles as a pendant, as there is a bail at the back.

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RETRO PINK RHINESTONE WHITE & GOLD FLORAL WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)
 
Size: 47 x 40mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition, the tip of the pinback has aging and a spot of tarnish affecting the plating. Gold-plated with a rustic white finish and three pink rhinestones, nice quality. Qty: 3 pieces available.

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RETRO AB RHINESTONE PASTEL PEARLY FLORAL WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
 
Size: 49 x 38mm
Unworn retro stock in excellent condition. Ab-crystal rhinestones and painted flowers in pearly pastel colours. The base is gold-plated.

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ANTIQUE MB ART DECO DOG WITH BASKET BROOCH
Price: S$45.00 (US$37.50)
Size: 56 x 54mm
Signed 'M B'. Fine condition, note there are quite some scuffs on the plating, some areas on the front of the dog has worn off revealing a copper base, the silvertone plating has also tarnished a golden hue. There is significant aging on the piece, but all hardware is working good and still very sturdy, very well made.The deco rhinestones have all aged and darkened, a good portion of it is replaced vintage rhinestones, but they are more shiny and white, but does not detract as much in person. The basket is 3-D and has movement, other similar brooches I've seen does not have the basket so this is a wonderful rare piece. 1920s-30s.

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VINTAGE HANDPAINTED ROSE BUSH PORCELAIN ANTQ-GOLD BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 58 x 49mm
Good - very good condition, the front is great, the pinback has a crack on its plating due to being bent. This is a minor problem. The porcelain is hand-painted, with a light wash of colour featuring some pink florals. It is mounted on an antiqued-gold plated setting with a florette border. 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1960s MOD FLOWER POWER RED & WHITE BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)
Size: 74mm
Excellent condition, unworn vintage stock from old factory closeout. This has just one rub-off at the edge tip on one of the white petals. Enamel chips are normal for these kinds of flower power brooches and one would expect a chip one way or another. There are 2 crease lines on the inner red petals but this appears to be from manufacturing than an accident since none of the plating has flaked on those. The brooch is very large and has 4 stacked petals with a white plastic dome in the center. The inner red petals have a velvety appearance. 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1960s MOD FLOWER POWER NEON PINK & BLUE BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)
Size: 81mm
Excellent condition, unworn vintage stock from old factory closeout. This has just one tiny small scuff on the back pink base revealing the silvertone base. One tiny nick on the tip of the front petal, unnoticeable. Enamel chips are normal for these kinds of flower power brooches and one would expect a chip one way or another. The brooch is very large and has 3 stacked petals with a pale blue plastic dome in the center. The true colours are neon deep pink and neon pink, the photos does not capture the colours accurately, quite brightly fluorescent in person and sure to stand out! 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1960s MOD FLOWER POWER MIXED COLOUR BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)
Size: 74mm
Excellent condition, unworn vintage stock from old factory closeout. Did not notice any chips! The brooch is very large and 5 stacked petals with a blue pearly dome in the center. The orange is fluorescent, it cannot be captured accurately in my photo. Dark red, dark blue, neon light orange, neon orange, pearlscent sage green. 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1960s MOD FLOWER POWER YELLOW-BLUE-WHITE BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)
Size: 80mm
Excellent condition, unworn vintage stock from old factory closeout. There are some scuff chips on the dark blue petals, this happened when the white petals nestled in rubbed against the surface. It is considered minor and not obvious. Enamel chips are normal for these kinds of flower power brooches and one would expect a chip one way or another. The brooch is very large and weighs on the heavy side, it consists of 5 stacked petals with a silvertone dome in the center. The base petals are really funky, it is a white background with aqua and yellow splatter effects! 1960s.

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VINTAGE 1960s MOD FLOWER POWER BLUE-AQUA BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)

Size: 85mm
Excellent condition, unworn vintage stock from old factory closeout. This has just one tiny small scuff on the back white petals revealing the copper base. Enamel chips are normal for these kinds of flower power brooches and one would expect a chip one way or another. Slight bubbling on the front metal from age but colours are all intact in as new condition. The brooch is very large and 3 stacked petals with a blue plastic dome in the center. 1960s.

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