WOW – this is a gorgeous vintage parure. This is an unsigned EXQUISITE pale green choker, brooch and earring set. All of these items are in very good vintage condition. The set is made up of tiny enamel painted leaves in two shades of green with sparkly green aurora borealis (AB) rhinestones set in rhodium plated metal. This set is sparkly and gorgeous. Although not signed the choker necklace has the tell tale EXQUISITE bow charm.
The earrings have a clip on mechanism . The choker necklace features a silver tone chain with a hook clasp and the recognizable EXQUISITE bow tag, The necklace is adjustable. and has 8 segments linked together. Often on these choker necklaces these links are worn but this necklace shows no wear to the links at all! The oval shaped brooch has a strong spring ring clasp.
They were probably made in the 50s or 60s. It is rare to get EXQUISITE sets with no missing stones and with the enamel in such nice condition. The back of the brooch shows some metal wear but the front is looking good. This is so sparkly due to the aurora borealis stones.
Presented in a satin drawstring bag.
Necklace measures 44 cm wide x 2 cm and weighs 30 grams (necklace is adjustable due to the hook fastener).
Brooch measures 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm and weights 10 grams
Earrings Length 2.75 cm x 2,5 cm width and each weigh 4 grams
Exquisite was a UK jewellery producer based in Birmingham. They started signing their pieces in the 50s so there are unsigned pieces from before that period. They closed in the 70s.