Antique 1910s converted sash ornament brooch with faux-jade stone accents

A large and impressive shell-shaped brooch in gilt brass with oval and teardrop faux jade cabochons. We believe that this used to be one half of a belt or sash ornament, later updated to be a stand-alone brooch. The conversion is marvelous and this makes a superb brooch, especially on a jacket, coat, or blazer. Cutaway slits in the metal add a unique design element and the green satin glass, each piece set in a fitted, raised bezel, is gorgeous. A beautiful statement piece from the early 20th century.

Measurements: 3 1/2" x 2 1/2"
Era: 1910s
Markings: N/A
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