Featured Filigree cloisonne butterfly brooch

Discussion in 'Jewelry' started by wildrose, Jul 8, 2019.

  1. wildrose

    wildrose Well-Known Member

    Hi everyone!
    seeking some info as to age of this brooch, have not seen this type of a clasp but I am not into jewelry selling very much. It is marked 925 but trying to get a pic is proving difficult but I won't give up. :rolleyes: I will be back with it... I hope! Oh this measures 2" by 1 1/2". Thanks! butterfly.jpg butterfly`.jpg butterfly2.jpg
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2019
  2. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    I haven't seen a clasp that works quite like this one before either. Speaks of quality construction, even if essentially a costume piece, fine costume, you might say. Very nice. We know @kyratango will have something to say.
     
    kyratango, Christmasjoy and wildrose like this.
  3. kyratango

    kyratango Bug jewellery addiction!

    Pretty flutterby!:)
    Can’t see well the clasp... It is Chinese, typical enamel on filigree, think it dates around 1980s.
     
  4. wildrose

    wildrose Well-Known Member

    better pictures of the clasp and a crappy picture of the mark... you think its silver? Thanks! butterfly3.jpg butterfly4.jpg butterfly5.jpg
     
    kyratango and Bronwen like this.
  5. DragonflyWink

    DragonflyWink Well-Known Member

    Agree with Kyra - if even as old as the '80s...

    This one, from a 2017 unsold eBay listing, has a rollover catch and an oddly placed good-sized loop on the back (scarf ring?):

    chinesefiligreebutterfly-ebay2017-1.JPG

    chinesefiligreebutterfly-ebay2017-2.JPG

    chinesefiligreebutterfly-ebay2017-3.JPG

    ~Cheryl
     
Draft saved Draft deleted
Similar Threads: Filigree cloisonne
Forum Title Date
Jewelry filigree bracelet watch Yesterday at 8:18 PM
Jewelry Sterling filigree necklace help Nov 5, 2019
Jewelry Help with mark on filigree necklace Oct 23, 2019
Jewelry Filigree pendant Aug 17, 2019
Jewelry Any ideas about this filigree pendant? Dec 7, 2018

Share This Page