A wonderful bird pin made of colorful plastic and has a rhinestone eye. Measures 5 1/4" long and is in fantastic condition. Shown also in the book, "Unsigned beauties of costume jewelry" page 66 for 72.00. This is a very pretty pin!
Elegant vintage pin is made in Austria. Little blue forget me not flowers are made of formed glass beads, and are accented by a single large blue rhinestone. Measures 1 1/2" x 2". Pretty shiny gold setting. There is minor wear on the paint area of the ribbon, otherwise the entire pin is excellent.
Nice pin made in Mexico, and stamped 925 and Tch-12 (this may be a partial word). Pretty three dimensional orchid design. Measures approx 2" x 2 1/4". Excelllent condition, but could use a good dip in silver cleaner.
Nice large pin in a silver tone color. Open ribbons tied with a smaller twining of fine braiding. Measures 2" x 2 1/4". Marked Coro. Excellent condition
Lovely rose pin measures 1 1/2" wide and is about 2 1/4" tall. Shiny gold tone with soft matte purple rose petals. marked Cerrito and is in excellent condition.
Pin is stamped with the Harry Isken H with I over, logo 12 kt gold filled. It has an interesting mesh ribbon and topaz blue rhinestones set in the center of the flowers. Measures 1 x 2 plus the mesh ribbon. Pin back is nice and tight, and safety closure works good. Harry Isken started business officially in 1930 and lasted till his business was auctioned in 1957. A very collectible piece of jewelry.
Nice flower pin by BSK, that looks like a poinsettia. White enamel petals over gold tone metal. The center boasts of 6 assorted colors and shapes of rhinestones. Measures 2 1/2" in diameter. Excellent condition. Marked with the earlier mark.
A great inital pin made by Avon. Pretty gold tone inital A is entwined with flowers giving it an art noveau stle of long ago. Quality made and detailed. Measures 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" and is in excellent condition. I also have the letter D pin in the same style listed.
Pretty art Noveau style initial D pin. Made of nicely detailed gold tone metal. Measures 1 1/4" tall and is 1" wide. The letter D is entwined with flowers to give an art noveau styling of yesteryear. Excellent condition. I also have the letter A that is the same style.
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These great pins are a matched pair. Small aurora borealis rhinestone set into an antique brass setting with a clear oval cabochon in the center of each. Pin backs are nice and tight and both pins are very nice. Each measures 1 1/4" x 1 3/4". Not sure just how old they are. They may be older than I think!!
Large Sara Coventry pin in in very nice condition. Gold tone coloring and measures approxamatly 2" x 3". Marked Sarah Cov on the back.
Beautiful parrot pin is goldtone and has enamel color and rhinestone accents. Measures 3 1/2" long and is in perfect condition. You can also view this in Marcia Brown's Unsigned Beauties of costume jewelry on page 63. This pin is beautiful and suggested book price is much more than my asking price.
Large lovely gold tone pin made by Dalsheim in the 50's. Measures 1 3/4" x 2 3/4" and has a profusion of plumes decorated with faux pearls and crystal rhinestones. Very nice condition and all stones are nice and intact, none missing. Dalsheim started in 1930 and made it's last jewelry in 1956.
Large lovely antiqued gold tone pin looks like a bouquet of lilys. Four large teardrop faux pearls accent the pin. Measures 2 x 2 1/2". Marked Bottacelli. Nice tight closure.
Pretty Sarah Coventry pin. Silvertone metal work with a fleur di lis style with bead and rope accent around each stone. Marked Sarah Coventry. Simulated pearls, and turquoise center. Pretty amethyst color rhinestones make the pin pop out, Nice large size measures 2 1/8" x 2 1/2". Pin back is in great operating condition too. entire pin is excellent!
This is a nice quality pin though it is unmarked. Nicely gold plated metal pin with nice detailing measures 1 3/4" tall. Nice tight pin closure. Excellent condition and no flaking or discoloration. Nice gift for the pegasus or horse collector.
Vintage jockey pin is made fom a gold tone plated metal with painted accents. The jockey has his riding crop in one hand and he tips his hat with the other. Measures 2 1/4" tall and is in great condition with a nice tight pinback. No marks, but a cute piece of costume jewelry.
Cute hummingbied pin is clustered with white rhinestone crystals and has an emerald green rhinestone for the eye. Goldtone plated setting. Measures 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" and is like brand new condition. Nice tight pinback and closure.