Hattie Carnegie Vintage Rhinestone Owl Brooch
Iconic Hattie Carnegie owl brooch, and vintage at it's best. A rich coral hued glass cabochon anchors the composition, and bright topaz rhinestone eyes give this brooch some twinkle.
2 1/2" long x 7/8" wide.
We clean, inspect and return vintage treasures to their best possible condition. Decades of old makeup, dirt and dust are removed and pieces receive a light polish. This process takes many attempts and sometimes hours of work. This is in stark contrast to most sellers. Our vintage jewelry is ready to wear, and in the best possible condition we were able to provide. It is a labor of love, and we think it shows in our photos and in person.
Bitchin Retro Notes: This brooch is in very good to excellent vintage condition with small flea bites of plating loss at the tips of the ears and tail feathers. Because the underlying metal is a silver tone with similar brightness to the gold finish, it blends in well, and we were unable to capture it in a photo. It is very difficult to see without angling up to a bright light source, or without the aid of magnification. This brooch has been thoroughly cleaned, and all gold tone areas given a light polish. Please see condition descriptions below.
Vintage jewelry is rarely perfect. We will do our best to note any obvious flaws, but flea bites, and small scratches are to be expected. Please view all photos with zoom to see characteristics of this listing, and note the measurements provided, as we use a telephoto lens to show as much visual detail as we can. This may enhance size perception. We would be happy to answer any questions, or provide additional photos.
Excellent = very little to no visible wear, though minimal flea bites/scratches may be seen thru a loupe or magnification.
Very Good = normal wear and tear typical for the age which can be seen up close, as well as flea bites/scratches seen thru a loupe.
Average = significant wear seen with and without a loupe. We will note specifics and provide photos.
We want you to be happy with your purchase, and have provided information to highlight the features and any imperfections or vintage love on our pieces. We also share condition descriptions (and lots of pictures) so that you are aware of how we arrived at our opinion. If despite our best efforts we miss something, we will be happy to work with you.
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