This is an extremely rare vintage Hattie Carnegie enameled sea horse head brooch pin and clip earrings. The head of the horse was created using a sculpted faux baroque pearl inset with a faux emerald for the eye. The swirling mane and chest are gold trimmed enameling "glass" insets in the "jewels of India" stylization using emerald green and deep ruby red. The swirls of the animal enclose a huge round faux baroque pearl, and continue down to a drop faux pearl.The earrings are gold plated clip backs in the Indian mughal style with glass insets and large faux baroque pearls dangling. This set has a few miniscule flaws which are shown in the photos above. There were dark particles trapped in the pearls and enameling process, but these are original to the set.
This set is almost mint, almost flawless. Size: Brooch: 4 1/4"L x 1 5/8"W x 3/4 rise from the pin back. Clip earrings in superb shape at 2 3/8"L x 3/4"W. Weight: Brooch: 1.8 ounces.Weight: Earring: 0.5 ounces each. Hallmarks: on the verso of the brooch only. The item "Vintage Hattie Carnegie sea horse brooch clip earrings set baroque pearls RARE" is in sale since Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Designer, Signed\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "h2ocolrartist" and is located in Greenback, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.