Vintage 1960s Designer Sphinx Aurora Borealis Green Brooch

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Vintage 1960s green aurora borealis brooch with crescent moon detailing. The Sphinx jewellery company made very high-quality costume jewellery. This piece is vibrant, bold and bright, the perfect statement piece for a jacket, coat or dress. Think 60's garden parties mad men style.

 

ABOUT THE DESIGNER

Sphinx was founded by S. Root in 1948 Chiswick, England.The company employed 200-300 people making high-quality jewellery. The pieces were beautifully designed and renowned in many cases to look real. They produced necklaces, bracelets, pendants, brooches, earrings and charms, made in silver and gold tone metals. The jewellery designs include the use of coloured and aurora borealis stones together with simulated pearls. In addition to their own jewellery collection, Sphinx produced jewellery for the higher end companies and department stores including, Kenneth J. Lane. Butler and Wilson, Marks and Spencer, Saks 5th Avenue and Bloomingdales. Sphinx ceased trading in 2000 and therefore is very highly collectable today.

Vintage 1960s green aurora borealis brooch with crescent moon detailing. The Sphinx jewellery company made very high-quality costume jewellery. This piece is vibrant, bold and bright, the perfect statement piece for a jacket, coat or dress. Think 60's garden parties mad men style.

 

ABOUT THE DESIGNER

Sphinx was founded by S. Root in 1948 Chiswick, England.The company employed 200-300 people making high-quality jewellery. The pieces were beautifully designed and renowned in many cases to look real. They produced necklaces, bracelets, pendants, brooches, earrings and charms, made in silver and gold tone metals. The jewellery designs include the use of coloured and aurora borealis stones together with simulated pearls. In addition to their own jewellery collection, Sphinx produced jewellery for the higher end companies and department stores including, Kenneth J. Lane. Butler and Wilson, Marks and Spencer, Saks 5th Avenue and Bloomingdales. Sphinx ceased trading in 2000 and therefore is very highly collectable today.

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.