Antique Peking glass brooch, bird brooch bar pin, Art Nouveau circa 1910, pot metal with marcasite, light green with cutouts. A classic Art Nouveau piece, romantic with nature elements and soft colors. The clasp further dates the piece as it is one of the first safety clasps, well before the machine-made one of the 1930s. Also called Chinese overlay, Peking glass starts with a glass base which is dipped in various other color glass. An artist then carves the glass bringing out the different colors. These pieces are highly collectible. It measures 1 3/4" (4.4 cm) X 3/4" (1.9 cm) and is in very good condition for its age.
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Not only do brooches liven up a dress or sweater and look great on scarves and coats, but how about some of these ideas:
Attach one to a slit in a skirt to highlight legs
Wear it on a sash at your waist
Add one to a purse to make it an evening bag
Use a brooch to hold a tote bag shut
Put one on a hat for added flair
Pin brooch on a ribbon as a hair accessory
Fasten to a chain as a pendant
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If you are out of country and your package is small enough to lower shipping, I will refund any difference over $1.00, after insurance. I generally ship USPS first class unless there is a request for different. I am willing to work with the customer. Insurance in the states is available for an extra charge. I ship within 1 to 2 business days. International buyers are responsible for any Custom fees.
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Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
All refunds of items not as advertised (not sterling silver etc) are guaranteed within 14 days of purchase. The shop must be contacted about the return.
These are vintage items and as such should not be expected to be in brand new condition. Any refunds other than not as advertised, within 14 days, will be subject to a 25% restocking fee and return shipping will be the buyer's responsibility. Returned items must not have been worn, worked on or altered.
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