Vintage Nettie Rosenstein Vermeil Crystal Sunflower Brooch


Ah, the Vintage Nettie Rosenstein Brooch: a treasure that whispers tales of old-school glamour and whispers louder than your average librarian when it comes to style. Picture this, if you will: a brooch, not just any brooch, but one that carries the essence of the 1940s, crafted with the kind of meticulous attention that would make even the Mona Lisa do a double-take.

Let’s set the scene – a sumptuous, gold over sterling silver canvas, upon which petals as detailed and carefully arranged as the seating plan at an upscale wedding banquet spread out. And what’s a floral masterpiece without its pièce de résistance? In the heart of this metallic sunflower, nestled cosily like socialites at an exclusive soirée, are over a dozen sparkling crystals. Each crystal, a storyteller, echoing the splendour and the spectacular taste of its beholder.

This vintage Nettie Rosenstein brooch is no wallflower. At a commanding 2 and a half inches around, it’s more like the sun in your personal galaxy of accessories, making sure that every ensemble orbits around its stunning presence. And just when you thought it couldn’t get any more fabulous, there’s the vermeil – because why settle for mere silver when you can have gold-adorned silver, darling?

Now, who’s behind this spectacular piece? Nettie Rosenstein, a name that should roll off your tongue with the same reverence one reserves for the likes of Chanel or Dior. Nettie wasn’t just a designer; she was the architect of American high fashion, dictating the ebbs and flows of trends with a flick of her skilled wrist.

Let’s talk credentials – because this beauty isn’t just about looks. Signed on the back, it carries the autograph of its esteemed creator, a mark of authenticity in a world of impostors. It’s like carrying a secret handshake or an exclusive membership card, but a lot more glittery.

This Vintage Nettie Rosenstein Brooch isn’t just a piece of jewelry; it’s a bold statement. It’s a conversation starter at parties (Darling, is that a Rosenstein?), a nod to the golden age of fashion, and a shimmering badge of sophistication and discerning taste.

In a world where fashion often looks forward, this brooch reminds us to glance back occasionally – because sometimes, the past is dressed to impress. And let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want a bit of that timeless charm pinned right next to their heart?

  • Size and Fit: 2.5" round
  • Materials and Findings: Vermeil, Swarovski, Pin back with clutch closure, Sterling Silver with a gold wash
  • Designer and/or Country of Origin: Nettie Rosenstein
  • Decade: 1940's

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