Big, bold, beautiful and blue. The stone is the star in this dramatic vintage brooch. A generously-sized oval slab of intensely saturated, mottled blue is bezel set in a simple frame of beaded silver. Circa 1920.
During the 1920s Chinese design was all the rage. Women adorned themselves in jewelry from China and carved gemstones in traditional Chinese designs were very popular. Sodalite is a member of the feldspathoid mineral group and a very popular stone in Chinese jewelry.
Details.....The brooch measures 2.18" by 1.74". In Very Good Vintage Condition, you should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of the charm.
Item number fj773.