Large ornate 1960's sparkling vintage brooch with round and marquise cut Swarovski crystals in a striking warm mix of brown, orange, yellow and aurora borealis. The crystals are open-back and foiled. Further embellished with six crescents set with clear round cut crystals. In a gold plated setting with a secure roll over clasp. Made in England by quality British costume jewellers Sphinx.
Excellent condition. The plating has worn from the pin.
Brand History: Founded in 1948 with a factory in Chiswick, West London, Sphinx was the leading mid-century UK manufacturer of high quality costume jewellery. As well as producing jewellery to be sold under its own name, Sphinx has also produced jewellery for designers and department stores, both in the UK and US, including for Kenneth Jay Lane, Butler & Wilson, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bloomingdales.