Beautiful vintage large enamelled yellow rose brooch with rhinestone made by Sandor jewelry company, circa 1950's. Sandor Goldberger founded the Sandor Goldberger Company in the early 1930s creating costume jewelry designs of a wide range of styles. Through the years, the company produced jewelry of sterling silver, gold plating, silver plating, and Japanned base metals with enamel coated clear and color rhinestone, poured glass stones, faux pearls and imitation stones. In the early 1930s, Beatrice Grace McGowan became Sandors leading designer producing wonderful colorful and naturalistic enameled flower designs done in sterling silver metal.Her designs set Sandor apart from other costume jewelry makers. The beautiful jewelry produced includes Aztec designs, designs of stamped color enamel figurals, dainty flowers and flower sprays covered with enamel.
McGowan retired in the late 1950s after 20 years with Sandor. The company ceased production in 1972. Sandor jewelry is highly collectible especially the enameled flower pieces because of their beauty, wonderful sculpturing of the metal and their incredible likeness to the real thing. Brooch measures 3.5 inches in length and in pristine mint condition. The item "Vintage Sandor large enamelled yellow rose brooch with rhinestone 3.5" is in sale since Tuesday, November 25, 2014.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Designer, Signed\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "skalsolga" and is located in Cleveland, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.