This brooch by Iradj Moini is a tremendously beautiful piece of art. The brooch is composed of agate piece carved into a horse siting on top of a soapstone dragon. The horse and dragon are separated by a row of oval amethyst cabochons. The horse is flanked by two spherical pear shaped amethyst cabochons, and has a breathtaking saddle composed of rhinestones, a mother of pearl metallic sugarloaf cut cabochon, and an angelskin coral (possibly faux). The components of the piece are held together in an architectural gold-tone structure. The structure and artistry of the piece bring to mind Chinese snuff bottles and Japanese netsuke figures. This gorgeous piece is a perfect brooch to pin on your cashmere pashmina, or a jewel to sit on your desk as an objet d'art! From the Estate of famed jewelry collector Bonny Yankhauer.
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Absolutely amazing Pre-WWII Eisenberg Original aquamarine rhinestone fur clip. Vintage jewelry collectors agree that there weren't many Jewelers in United States history quite like Eisenberg. Attention to detail, use of fabulous materials, and creativity allowed Eisenberg jewelry to withstand the test of time. Their pieces show the progression of the US and the aspirations of a growing middle class. American woman, while not royalty, could dress and feel like royalty in an Eisenberg Original. The brooch is versatile: use it as a purse clasp, a lapel brooch, a pendant, even a hat pin if you like! The piece is beautiful enough on its own, and would not look amiss on a vanity. Makes a wonderful gift for a loved one or for yourself.
Beautiful rhinestone and faux pearl fur clip by Eisenberg. The four blooming flowers and two buds sprout from an antique brass stem. The flowers have emerald cut orange rhinestone centers, each sporting five grey pearl petals. Small round multifaceted white rhinestones decorate the receptacle of the flowers. The "bouquet" features gracefully placed pale yellow rectangular rhinestones, and orange pear and round cut rhinestones. Signed "Eisenberg Original" on reverse.
Eisenberg was founded in 1918 by Jonas Eisenberg, an Austrian Immigrant who had moved to Chicago in 1885. The Eisenberg company initially sold ready-to-wear Womens clothing, but the company had such success with the jewelry they created to go on the garments, that they began designing and manufacturing jewelry as well. In 1958, Eisenberg ceased manufacturing garments, and from then on focused solely on jewelry. During the 1960s and 1970s, Eisenberg partnered with artists, including Picasso, Miro, and Calder. Eisenberg created the creme de la creme of mid century rhinestone jewelry, their pieces often cost more than the average woman’s weekly salary, causing Eisenberg jewelry to be rather rare.