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Icy Wreath - Vintage Rhodium Signed 'Sherman' Swarovski Crystal Wreath Brooch. This gorgeous brooch is crafted from Rhodium over base metal, hallmarked Sherman. Featuring Marquise and round cut Swarovski crystals, Vintage styling, and high quality workmanship. This wonderful brooch is in the form of a silver wreath, adorned with expertly clear sparkling clear white crystals. The rhodium plate on this wreath is pristine and the pin is in perfect working order. This stunning brooch is highly collectible and the best of the best in costume jewelry. a real investment piece!
Gustave Sherman designed and manufactured some of the highest quality and most beautiful fine costume jewelry in Canada, if not the world. Even though he had no schooling in business or jewelry-making, Gustave founded his Montreal manufacturing company, Sherman Costume Jewelry, in 1947.
1895: The Swarovski company is founded in Wattens, Austria. Daniel Swarovski and his partners were seeking a new business location and this small town offered advantages: distance from imitators, good transport to Paris and possibility of using hydroelectric power.
Measurements: Brooch 47.00 mm x 42.00 mm
Stone Size: Marquise Gems 14.00 mm x 3.00 mm Round Crystal 8.00 mm - 4.00 mm
Weight: 16.10 grams
Date: Circa 1940