Imagine you are lucky enough to sail on the Queen Marys maiden voyage in May of 1936. This lovely English silver butterfly wing brooch would have been available in the souvenir shop. The bright varied blue background was made using the wings of butterflies, and the image is reverse painted on crystal. Butterfly wing jewelry became quite fashionable in England after being shown at the 1924 Great Empire Exhibition. Signed on the back England Sterling.
Measurements: 1.05" across.
Materials: Sterling, Butterfly wings.
Condition: Excellent vintage condition.
Era: mid-1930 's