Click on each picture for a larger view. A gracefully designed and well made dating vintage brooch clasps to the Coro sterling WWII line of jewels, with sparkly stones, intact gold plating, and good heft. The classic retro bouquet with curled ribbon bow is centered with a rhinestone flower of prong set teardrops in yellow, green and blue, accented with as purple chaton center.
At the base of the strip, by Carla Ginelli Brunialti and Roberto Brunialti, all of us has seen this type of bracelet in one form or another. Where the adjustable hook and tail became one of the new closures. Signed in back in script with dating vintage brooch clasps copyright mark, he informed me of another auction where the seller offered the same bracelet as Haskell.
All the teardrops are set openback. Three rhinestone flowers in the same colors stand at attention. These are accented with small sparkling diamante chatons. Coro Poured Glass Flower Brooch with Yellow Beads This lovely 2″ flower brooch offers 8 overlapping poured glass petals with a raised center of yellow beads. All in gold tone and quite delightful, this piece will brighten all who see you wearing it. Signed in back Coro in script, no copyright mark. Coro Aqua Rhinestone Retro Ribbon Curl Earrings Screw-on earrings.
These big beauties are made in layers so they rise nearly an inch from the screw base set for an average ear. The large, heavy, setting is done with individual “bursts”–beaded strips of raised polished goldtone knobs. The gilded and antiqued cast metalwork is stunning. This black beauty is bound to be noticed. Signed in back in script with no copyright mark, Coro.