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Multicolor Bow Knot Brooch & Earrings

Such a sassy color combination olive, rose and amethyst rhinestones of various sizes play off each other for a rich and vibrant look.  Goldtone settings.  Note: there is slight wear to the pearl rings in the clip earrings only.  Marked:  Florenza
Brooch: 2" diam. ; Earrings: 1" diam



Florenza Pink Rhinestone Butterfly Brooch

An array of rhinestones, aurora borealis, pin and amethyst, twinkle merrily in the japanned (black enameled) setting of this charming butterfly.  The overall effect is exotic and fun.  Exceptional condition, ca. 1960.  Marked: Florenza
Reference: Schiffer, Rhinestones!, p. 147
2 by 1"



Aurora Borealis Mystic Necklace & Earrings

The various colors and shapes of aurora borealis stones in this set create a charming mystique.  The iridescent navette cabochons are especially unusual, and the design hints at a scrolling floral vine.  Marked: Florenza
Necklace: adjusts to 16", 1" wide; Earrings: 1 by 1⅛"



Exotic Bird of Paradise Brooch

This large and rare bird brooch makes quite a statement - from the regal crown feathers to the whimsical expression and large green beak.  The textured goldtone setting is enhanced with emerald colored rhinestones and enameling.  Marked: Florenza
Reference: Ettinger, Popular Jewelry of the '60s, '70s & '80s, p. 83
3 by 1"



Dramatic Purple Bracelet

Daring and bold, the huge emerald-cut purple stones in this link bracelet are enhanced with swirling curves and aurora borealis stones.  This bracelet will lend drama and attitude to your ensemble.  Marked:  Florenza
7" long, 1⅛" wide



Florenza Green Cat's Eye Crescent Moon Brooch

Bewitching colors give this crescent moon brooch a mysterious air.  Emerald green cabochons, including the large 'cat's eye' art glass stone, have sapphire rhinestone accents in the japanned setting.  Although unmarked, the former owner of the company verified this as a Florenza piece from 1952.
3 by 2"



Ornate Floral Aurora Borealis Parure

The intricacy of this design is balanced with subtle colors: rhinestones of green tourmaline and aurora borealis plus faux pearls.  Classic Florenza in exceptional condition.  Marked: Florenza
Necklace: adjusts to 16", ⅞" drop; Bracelet: 7 by "; Earrings: 1 by "



"Cat's Eye" Cab Swirl Brooch
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Magical crackle or "cat's eye" cabs join pink/blue striated cabs and a huge central stone in this striking brooch/pendant.  This large piece is filled with vitality and texture.  Silvertone setting includes a pendant hook so the brooch can be worn on a chain or string of beads.  Marked:  Florenza
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry, p. 124, Carroll, Costume Jewelry 202, p. 329
3" diam.



Ornate Aurora Borealis & Emerald Necklace
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Florenza at its best!  The sections of this delightful necklace feature aurora borealis, simulated emeralds and pearls, all nestled on lacy, leafy backings. Exceptional condition.  See item SF023 for the matching brooch.  Marked: Florenza
Adjusts to 16"



Ornate Aurora Borealis & Emerald Brooch
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The lacy, leafy sections of this brooch hold sprays of aurora borealis stones, simulated emeralds and pearls.  Ornate, but still open  and feminine a Florenza classic; exceptional condition.  See item SF022 for the matching necklace.  Marked:  Florenza
2 by 1"



Burgundy Victorian Revival Brooch up092.jpg (14625 bytes)

Feminine filigree and burgundy enameling give a nice presence to this Victorian revival brooch.  Light and lacy, this piece also has a pendant hook to wear it as a necklace.  This has been verified as being an unsigned Florenza piece based on the identical signed piece in blue.
2 by 2"



Purple Star Brooch

Radiant with it's huge purple stone in the center, this fun brooch is encrusted with light amethyst rhinestones and faux pearls.  Setting is antiqued goldtone.  Marked:  Florenza
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry, p. 124
2" diam



Pearl Grape Vine Necklace

Faux pearl grapes in goldtone settings are enhanced with satiny leaves and aurora borealis stones in this charming grape vine necklace.  Exceptional condition.  Marked: Florenza
adjusts to 17", 1" wide



Iridescent Maltese Cross Brooch

One of several variants from this maker, this less often seen Maltese cross brooch is oxidized silvertone with stones in luscious colors:  emerald green with an AB finish, golden moonstone cabs and other aurora borealis rhinestones.  Ca. mid-1960s.   Marked: Florenza
2 by 2"



Ornate Floral Bracelet and Earrings

Complex in design, this dimensional set features tiny floral centers and oodles of rhinestones, both aurora borealis and green tourmaline.  The link bracelet is very dramatic and the crescent clip earrings make a good match.  Marked:  Florenza
Reference: Brown, Signed Beauties of Costume Jewelry, p. 124
Bracelet: 7 by "; Earrings: 1 by 1"



Dramatic Maltese Cross Pendant
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Ornate and dramatic, this layered Maltese cross has simulated moonstones and deep red aurora borealis stones, all in a silvertone setting.  A classic Florenza piece, it has a pendant hook to be worn on a chain, or beads.  This would look especially lovely on a string of red aurora borealis beads.  Marked:  Florenza
3" diam.



Pearl Grapes Brooch

Richly detailed leaves surround a cluster of simulated pearl "grapes".   A wonderful brooch for the fall season and/or business wear.  Marked:  Florenza
2 by 2"



Ocean Blues Bracelet

Glorious shades of blue!  This lavish link bracelet has simulated turquoise, blue aurora borealis and light blue stones swirling around the central pear shaped stones.  Those central stones are magical like watermelon stones, they shade from purple to blue with hints of green and red on the edges.  Silvertone setting.  Marked:  Florenza
7" long, 1" wide



Victorian Revival Pendant Necklace

Ornate filigree and dazzling stones makes this Victorian revival piece an eye-catcher.  Chain has spring-ring clasp, excellent condition.  Marked:  Florenza
Pendant: 2 by 1", chain: 16"



Green Enamel Earrings
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Victorian revival clip earrings have intricate curlicues, rhinestone accents and glowing green enamel all in a rich goldtone setting.  Marked: Florenza
Reference: Fred Rezazadeh, Costume Jewelry, p. 83 [matching pieces]
1" long



Crescent Moonstone Brooch
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Crescent shaped simulated moonstones radiate energy in this wonderful brooch.  They're accompanied by green tourmaline and amber rhinestones in a goldtone setting.  Note:  there is slight foil damage to the simulated moonstones, which is reflected in the price.  Marked:  Florenza
Reference: Carroll, Costume Jewelry 202, p. 327
2" diam.



Filigree Moonstone Bracelet

Delicate and feminine filigree bracelet in goldtone has luminescent faux moonstones in the center of each link.  Fold over clasp; excellent condition. Marked: Florenza
7" long, " wide




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