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Vintage typical Sixties bird brooch

Antique jewelry object group
brooch

Condition
very good condition
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Country of origin
Belgium

Style
Vintage Fifties (of the twentieth century)
See also: Fifties (of the twentieth century)
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Style specifics
This type of jewelry is very specific for the Fifties and Sixties of the twentieth century. All sorts of animals were used as source of inspiration for the goldsmiths. Made in gold and decorated with enamel and precious stones, the result of their labour most of the times well-made, clever and cute.

Period
ca. 1960
Events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era.

Source of inspiration
Mother Nature

Theme
bird

Material
18K yellow gold (touchstone tested)
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Precious stones
One emerald with an estimated weight of 0.02ct

All color stone weights are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
It is a very common practice to treat gemstones to intensify their clarity or colour. The item in question has not been tested in this regard.

Birthstones
Emerald is the birthstone (or month stone) for May.
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Hallmarks
The outer shape of the master mark is in the shape of a barrel and was taken offically in use in Belgium since 1952 (but was already used before that date).
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Dimensions
width 4,78 cm (1,88 inch)
see picture with a ruler in millimeters and inches

Weight
14,30 gram (9,19 dwt)

Adin Reference Nº
22342-0012

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Vintage typical Sixties bird brooch
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